Table of contents for Forsaken females : the global brutalization of women / Andrea Parrot and Nina Cummings.

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Section I: Understanding the Context of Violence against Women 
1. Perspectives on violence against women: Historical, methodological and theoretical
	a.	Historical perspectives
		i. Foot binding 
		ii. Magdalen's Laundries or Asylums 
		iii. "Comfort Women" 
	b.	Current perspectives
		i. Defining violence against women
		ii. Violence against women in context
		iii.Methodological perspectives
	c.	Theoretical perspectives
2. The sociopolitical conditions that predispose women to violence
	a.	Micro-level
		i. Political instability
		ii. Refugee status
		iii. Immigration status
		iv. Regional conflicts
	b.	Macro level
		i. Education
		ii. Religion
		iii. Cultural values
		iv. Policies
Section II: Violent Practices
3. Femicide
a. Scope of the problem
i. Types of femicide
ii. Selected examples
iii. Attempts to decrease female infanticide and feticide
b. Success Stories
4. Female Genital Cutting: Clitoridectomy, female circumcision, female genital mutilation, or rite of passage
a. Scope of the problem
i. Reasons for FGC
ii. Religious and Political justifications
iii. Common Techniques
iv. FGC in Western Countries
 v. FGC as justification for political asylum
b. Success Stories/Promising Practices
5. Sexual Violence
a. Scope of the problem
b. Types of sexual violence
i. Rape as a means of power and control
ii. Marital rape
iii. Gang rape
iv. Child rape and assault
v. Rape during war
vi. Rape of political prisoners
vii. Rape of refugees
viii. Rape of lesbians (Homophobia)
c. Success stories/promising practices
6.	Sexual slavery
	a.	Scope of the problem
		i. Trokosi 
ii. Devadasi 
iii. Other forms of sexual slavery
b. Success stories/Promising Practices
7.	Trafficking 
	a.	Scope of the problem
		i. Forms of trafficking
		ii. Recruitment of women
		iii. Conditions that support trafficking
	b.	Success stories/Promising Practices
8. Intimate partner violence
a. Scope of the problem
i. Cultural Contexts of violence
ii. Acid Attacks
iii. Bride burning/Dowry death
iv. Sati
v. Other intimate partner murder
vi. Lack of service provision 
b. Success stories/Promising Practices
9. Honor Killing
a. Scope of the problem
i. Law
ii. Islam
iii. Migration
b. Success stories/Promising Practices
a. Social Impact
b. Physical Impact
c. Mental Health Impact
d. Emotional Impact
11. Working toward a world without violence against women

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women -- Violence against.
Sex role.
Political violence.
Human rights.