Governing violence: Gender, community and state interventions

Aisha Gill*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The use of ‘community’ in the governance of minority ethnic groups in the UK is explored in relation to public responses to violence against women. It will be argued that effective prevention requires an understanding of the socio-cultural contexts women face in negotiating culture and ‘honour’.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-48
Number of pages12
JournalSafer Communities
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2005

Structured keywords

  • SPS Centre for Gender and Violence Research


  • Community
  • Honour
  • Immigration
  • Rights
  • Violence against women


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