The politicization of safety : critical perspectives on domestic violence responses / edited by Jane K. Stoever.

Publisher's description: Domestic violence is commonly assumed to be a bipartisan, nonpolitical issue, with politicians of all stripes claiming to work to end family violence. Nevertheless, the Violence Against Women Act expired for over 500 days between 2012 and 2013 due to differences between...

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Other Authors: Stoever, Jane K. (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, [2019]
Series:Families, law, and society series.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Jane K. Stoever
  • The coupling and decoupling of safety and crime control : an anti-violence movement timeline / Mimi E. Kim
  • The politicization of domestic violence / Deborah M. Weissman
  • Empowerment politics and access to justice / Elizabeth L. MacDowell
  • Battering court syndrome : a structural critique of "failure to protect" / Alisa Bierria, Colby Lenz
  • Parental love and purposeful violence / Cynthia Godsoe
  • Specializing justice for youth and families : intervening in family violence or expanding the carceral net? / Amy M. Magnus
  • Feminist response to campus sexual assault in the Republican era : crime logic, intersectional public health, and restorative justice / Donna Coker
  • A fraught pairing : immigrant survivors of intimate partner violence and law enforcement / Natalie Nanasi
  • Politics, safety, and officer-involved intimate partner violence / Leigh Goodmark
  • Playing politics with firearms and family violence / Jane K. Stoever
  • Preventing ordinary and extraordinary violence / Mary D. Fan
  • Is domestic violence politicized too narrowly? / Jamie R. Abrams
  • Harm reduction in the domestic violence context / Courtney Cross
  • Developing a national plan of action on violence against women and gender violence : a human rights approach / Caroline Bettinger-L√≥pez.