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

Policek, Nicoletta ORCID logo ORCID: (2022) Identifiable challenges as global complexities: globalization, gender violence, and statelessness. In: Information Resources Management Association (USA), (ed.) Research anthology on child and domestic abuse and its prevention. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, US, pp. 1-18. Full text not available from this repository.

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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
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781668455982
Departments: Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership > Policing and Criminology
Additional Information: Nicoletta Policek, Associate Professor in Policing & Criminology, University of Cumbria 2016-2020.
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Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2022 08:37
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 13:16
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