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Femicide: Narratives of Gender Crimes

Femicides are violent deaths of women resulting from power struggles between men and women. This was a qualitative study that used the tool of narratives to analyze police investigations of female homicides in Porto Alegre, in the years from 2006 to 2010.
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Apr 16, 2010
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Brazil

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Feminicide: Theorizing Border Violence

Publication of four edited volumes that examine femicide in the Mexico-US border region. It taps many of the foremost authors on femicide, who bring to their analyses a wide array of disciplinary approaches and touch upon a host of related themes.
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Apr 15, 2014
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Why Love Kills: Power, Gender Dichotomy, and Romantic Femicide

This article conceptually investigates a type of gender murder, “romantic femicide, understood as as the extreme form of violence that occurs as a result of men's incapacity to cope with their (female) partners’ autonomy and power.
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Feb 1, 2017
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Theories of Femicide and their Significance for Social Research | SAGE Journals

Femicide is an effort in sociological imagination that has been successful in transforming conventional perception, public awareness, scientific research and policy making. This article undertakes to review how femicide has evolved in social research.
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Feb 2, 2016
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Finnish Homicide Monitor (FHM) | EIGE 2002-2019

The aim of the FHM is to monitor the homicide phenomenon, to create a database for in-depth research, and to serve crime prevention and prevention-targeting purposes.
publication date: 
Sep 27, 2017
countries: 
Finland

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