Identifiable challenges as global complexities: globalization, gender violence, and statelessness

Policek, Nicoletta ORCID logo ORCID: (2020) Identifiable challenges as global complexities: globalization, gender violence, and statelessness. In: Boskovic, Milica S., (ed.) Globalization and its impact on violence against vulnerable groups. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, US, pp. 52-74.

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Discourses on globalization and violence often fall short on understanding the gender aspects of different forms of violence. This is particularly the case for stateless women and girls, faced with the existing institutionalized systems of social and legal protection which do not account for them, making them almost invisible. Subsequently, this contribution claims that the assessment of vulnerability, and likely responses, are linked to power and identity at the global levels. Furthermore, such responses are shaped by the structure of agency and associated power structures in society. Unequal power structures are likely to lead to unequal patterns of neglect, or perverse responses that protect entrenched interests aligned with existing structures of identity or influence. In this way, the “vulnerability of stateless identity” can itself be a source of heightened anxiety and fear.

Item Type: Book Section
Journal / Publication Title: Globalization and Its Impact on Violence Against Vulnerable Groups
Publisher: IGI Global
ISSN: 2475-6768
ISBN: 9781522596271
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Departments: Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership > Policing and Criminology
Additional Information: Chapter 3 within book.
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Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2019 11:25
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 10:30


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