Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention

Across the globe, violence prevention initiatives focused on men and boys are proliferating rapidly. Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention highlights effective and innovative strategies for the primary prevention of domestic violence, sexual violence, and other forms of harassment and abuse. It combines research on gender, masculinities, and violence with case studies from a wide variety of countries and settings. Through the cross-disciplinary examination of these varied efforts, this work will enable advocates, educators, and policy-makers to understand, assess, and implement programs and strategies which involve men and boys in initiatives to prevent violence against women.

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  • Author : Michael Flood
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 438 pages
  • ISBN : 1137442085
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention

Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention
  • Author : Michael Flood
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 November 2018
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Across the globe, violence prevention initiatives focused on men and boys are proliferating rapidly. Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention highlights effective and innovative strategies for the primary prevention of domestic violence, sexual violence, and other forms of harassment and abuse. It combines research on gender, masculinities, and violence with case studies from a wide variety of countries and settings. Through the cross-disciplinary examination of these varied efforts, this work will enable advocates, educators, and policy-makers to understand, assess,

Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality

Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality
  • Author : Michael Flood,Richard Howson
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 18 June 2015
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Men's roles in building gender equality are currently on the public agenda. Across the globe, there are growing efforts to engage men and boys in building more equitable relations with women and girls. Programs that engage with men have proliferated in fields such as violence prevention, sexual and reproductive health, parenting, education, and work. The last decade has seen the emergence of national and global campaigns, initiatives by international agencies, and scholarly research. Engaging ...

Engaging Men in Sexual Assault Prevention

Engaging Men in Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Author : Mary Stathopoulos
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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Sexual assault prevention has moved from risk-avoidance messages aimed at women to a more inclusive paradigm that proposes that both women and men have an important role to play in the prevention of all forms of violence against women. This paper looks at the role of men in sexual assault prevention and how men can be engaged as both educators and participants. It discusses the history of sexual assault prevention strategies, masculinities and sexual assault prevention, what is meant by

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance
  • Author : Lindsay M. Orchowski,Christine Gidycz
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 June 2018
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Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Resistance explores the theory, research, and practice of sexual assault risk reduction, resistance education, and self-defense programs for women and other vulnerable groups, including sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, and those with histories of victimization. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors for sexual victimization, as well as peer-, family-, community- and societal-level factors that influence risk for sexual violence and inform the content of programs. This volume brings together

Preventing Violence Against Women and Children

Preventing Violence Against Women and Children
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Global Violence Prevention
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 12 September 2011
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Violence against women and children is a serious public health concern, with costs at multiple levels of society. Although violence is a threat to everyone, women and children are particularly susceptible to victimization because they often have fewer rights or lack appropriate means of protection. In some societies certain types of violence are deemed socially or legally acceptable, thereby contributing further to the risk to women and children. In the past decade research has documented the growing magnitude of such

Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention

Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Author : Lindsay M. Orchowski,Alan Berkowitz
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 March 2022
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Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention: Theory, Research and Practice explores sexual assault prevention programs for boys and men. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors, discusses initiatives to prevent sexual aggression (i.e., bystander intervention programs, given their use among men), covers programs that specifically seek to engage boys and men in sexual assault prevention, presents key risk and protective factors for sexual aggression (i.e., healthy masculinity, rape myth acceptance), and

Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention

Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Author : Lindsay M. Orchowski,Alan Berkowitz
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 March 2022
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Engaging Boys and Men in Sexual Assault Prevention: Theory, Research and Practice explores sexual assault prevention programs for boys and men. Following an ecosystemic perspective, the book examines individual risk and protective factors, discusses initiatives to prevent sexual aggression (i.e., bystander intervention programs, given their use among men), covers programs that specifically seek to engage boys and men in sexual assault prevention, presents key risk and protective factors for sexual aggression (i.e., healthy masculinity, rape myth acceptance), and

Men’s Activism to End Violence Against Women

Men’s Activism to End Violence Against Women
  • Author : Westmarland, Nicole,Almqvist, Anna-Lena,Linn Egeberg Holmgren,Sandy Ruxton,Stephen Burrell,Custodio Delgado-Valbuena
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release : 20 July 2021
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EPUB and EPDF available Open Access under CC-BY-NC-ND licence. This book draws attention to those men who take action to end violence against women. The authors demonstrate what we can learn from their experiences to help build the movement to end violence against women.

Reaching Men

Reaching Men
  • Author : Rus Ervin Funk
  • Publisher : Jist Works
  • Release : 01 January 2006
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Approximately 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are physically assaulted by an intimate partner annually in the United States. --National Institute of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexual assault, rape, sexual harassment, pornography, prostitution, domestic violence, dating abuse, male and female victimization, and stalking are topics addressed in Rus Ervin Funk?s reference book entitled Reaching Men. Secretary of the Board of Directors of the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, a social worker since 1983, and co-founder

Understanding Violence Against Women

Understanding Violence Against Women
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Panel on Research on Violence Against Women
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 07 June 1996
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Violence against women is one factor in the growing wave of alarm about violence in American society. High-profile cases such as the O.J. Simpson trial call attention to the thousands of lesser-known but no less tragic situations in which women's lives are shattered by beatings or sexual assault. The search for solutions has highlighted not only what we know about violence against women but also what we do not know. How can we achieve the best understanding of this

Design Mom

Design Mom
  • Author : Gabrielle Stanley Blair
  • Publisher : Artisan Books
  • Release : 07 April 2015
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New York Times best seller Ever since Gabrielle Stanley Blair became a parent, she’s believed that a thoughtfully designed home is one of the greatest gifts we can give our families, and that the objects and decor we choose to surround ourselves with tell our family’s story. In this, her first book, Blair offers a room-by-room guide to keeping things sane, organized, creative, and stylish. She provides advice on getting the most out of even the smallest spaces;

Oxford Textbook of Violence Prevention

Oxford Textbook of Violence Prevention
  • Author : Peter D. Donnelly,Catherine L. Ward
  • Publisher : Oxford Textbooks in Public Hea
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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The Oxford Textbook Violence Prevention brings together an international team of experts to provide an extensive global account of the global mortality and morbidity burden caused by violence through examining the causes of violence, and what can be done to prevent and reduce violence.

Preventing Violence in Relationships

Preventing Violence in Relationships
  • Author : Paul A. Schewe
  • Publisher : Amer Psychological Assn
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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Annotation Schewe (researcher, U. of Illinois at Chicago) presents 10 contributions by psychologists describing interventions for use in preventing violence in intimate relationships and in families. Theory, research, and practice have been melded in discussion of school-based child sexual abuse prevention, child sexual abuse as a public health concern, children victimized by peers, dating violence education, self-protection strategies for rape avoidance, men's responsibility for preventing sexual assault, prevention of domestic violence, violence and the elderly population, and evaluating prevention programs. Annotation

Sexual Harassment of Women

Sexual Harassment of Women
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Policy and Global Affairs,Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine,Committee on the Impacts of Sexual Harassment in Academia
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 September 2018
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Over the last few decades, research, activity, and funding has been devoted to improving the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in the fields of science, engineering, and medicine. In recent years the diversity of those participating in these fields, particularly the participation of women, has improved and there are significantly more women entering careers and studying science, engineering, and medicine than ever before. However, as women increasingly enter these fields they face biases and barriers and it is not