Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-11-14 - Publisher: Duke University Press
Animals and Women is a collection of pioneering essays that explores the theoretical connections between feminism and animal defense. Offering a feminist perspective on the status of animals, this unique volume argues persuasively that both the social construction and oppressions of women are inextricably connected to the ways in which
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-01 - Publisher: University Press of America
Crime at El Escorial presents a comparative social and judicial analysis of an 1892 child murder, drawing from newspaper archives among other historical documents. D.J. Walker discusses the role of Spain’s intellectual elite in crystallizing dissatisfaction with the popular jury and the impact of journalists’ fictionalized representations of the murder.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Human Rights Watch
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), tens of thousands of girls and women have suffered horrific acts of sexual violence. The government army is one of the main perpetrators. Commanders, even when confronted with abuses, have frequently failed to stop sexual violence and may themselves be guilty of war