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Women's Studies-Jan.25 "Women and Violence"

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Department
Women’s Studies
Course
WOMENST 1A03
Professor
Laura Wiebe
Semester
Winter

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January 25 Women and ViolenceStructural analyses of women and violenceDifferent forms of violence way of institutionalized violence and exists as part of social fabricHow does the issue of violence get taken up What are common terms o Vickers domestic violenceindividual actso Mainstream discussions acts committed against women by men individual actso Model of victimperpetratorEvolutionary psychology theories the idea that men are naturally more aggressiveSocial learning theories aggression as a learned behaviour through media videogames tv etco Violence beyond gender lenses beyond man vs womanConfines violence to a definition synonymous wih wifebeating rape and sexual harassment VickersThe creation of laws and public policy to have formal response to violence and rapePornography consider in the realm of violence against women o Bill C 1271989 changes made to the legal definitionsex forced upon a woman within marriageUnder this definition men could not be rapedTo change and improve conditions of victims of sexual assault Moving towards a structural approach to the issue
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