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Framing sexual and domestic violence through language Framing sexual and domestic violence through language
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LCC: HV6626 .F698 2013 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 362.82/92014 full (Assigner: dlc)
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Lccn: 2013011854
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"Violence against women is a growing problem. With examples from Denmark, France, Poland, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, the contributors to this volume explore how violence is framed through language and what this means for research and policy. They look at how metaphors in police homicide reports obscure domestic violence, how abstract language conveys stereotypes without anybody noticing, and how Western authorities have struggled to understand crimes in the name of honor. Language shapes responses to abuse and approaches to perpetrators and interfaces with national debates about gender, violence, and social change." -- Publisher website.
Table Of Contents
Just words? : purpose, translation, and metaphor in framing sexual and domestic violence through language / Renate Klein
Neutralizing gendered violence : subsuming men's violence against women into gender-neutral language / Carole Wright and Jeff Hearn
Communicating prevalence survey results / Stâephanie A. Condon
"Clouds darkening the blue marital sky" : how language in police reports (re)constructs intimate partner homicides / Daniela Gloor and Hanna Meier
Talking about violence : how people convey sterotypical messages about perpetrator and victim through the use of biased language / Anna Kwiatkowska
A matter of mental health? : treatment of perpetrators of domestic violence in Denmark and the underlying perception of violence / Bo Wagner S²rensen
Dangerous works : how euphemisms may imperil women's lives / Britta Mogensen
Language for institutional change : notes from US higher education / Renate Klein
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Klein, Renate, 1959- Framing sexual and domestic violence through language