Women and gendered violence in Canada : an intersectional approach /

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Bruckert, Chris, 1960- (Author), Law, Tuulia (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo (N.Y.) : University of Toronto Press, 2018.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Copyright page; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Expanding the lens on gendered violence; Feminism: A history of conflict, contestation, and resistance; Positionality: Who is the we narrating this book?; Women and gendered violence: Power, vulnerability, and resistance; Defining gendered violence; Scope and outline of the book; Part A: Contextualizing gendered violence in Canada; Part B: Interpersonal violence; Part C: Workplace violence; Part D: Structural violence; Part A: Contextualizing Gendered Violence in Canada
  • Chapter 1: An intersectional lens on gendered violenceThe imperial project: Constructing gender, race, and nation; Conceptual tools: Intersectionality and interlocking oppressions; Unpacking privilege; Women and hate-motivated violence; Women in the LGBTQ community; Muslim women: Violence at the intersections of gender, race, and religion; The Canadian nation-state: Equal protection for all?; Class matters: Social, economic, and cultural capital; Class and higher education; Resistance: Centring intersectional experiences; Concluding reflections
  • Chapter 2: Situating Canadian women: Socio-economic locationsWomen, class, race, and poverty; The ethos of neoliberalism; Understanding women's poverty in neoliberal times; The erosion of social security; Structural violence and women's social determinants of health; Women in the paid labour market; Caregiving responsibilities; Non-standard and precarious work; The gendered racialized division of labour; The gender pay gap; Resistance: Making visible the value of women's contributions; Concluding reflections; Chapter 3: Regulatory discourses and representation: How women are "known."
  • Conceptual tools: Power/knowledge and gender tropesMedicalization and the pathologization of women; Gender norms and the law: Constituting women; Gender and sexual scripts in the media; Women in business and the gendering of leadership; Discipline: Navigating gender and class; Case study: Women in politics; The other side of the dualism: Gendered privilege and masculinity; Subtle and pervasive: Symbolic violence and power; Resistance: Challenging normative gender tropes; Concluding reflections; PART B: Interpersonal Violence; Chapter 4: Everyday intrusions on the street, on campus, and online
  • Socio-historic considerations: From mashers to online trollsEveryday intrusions on the street; The nature and extent of everyday intrusions; Navigating intrusions: Strategies and implications; Regulatory responses; Campus harassment: The continuing pedigree of white male privilege; Administrative responses; Cyber-misogyny: Intrusions online; Policing cyberspace, regulating girls; Resistance: Contesting responsibilization and slut shaming; Concluding reflections; Chapter 5: Sexual assault: Laws, scripts, and victim blaming; Socio-historic considerations: From rape to sexual assault