Book reviews

Anne-Françoise Déquiré, ed., Les violences faites aux femmes, un combat séculaire [Violence against women: an age-old combat], Paris, Éditions du cygne, 2015, 232 p.

Mathieu Arbogast  By the same author


This work for non-specialists brings together studies from different disciplines on violence against women. The introduction reviews the different types of violence, a number of related concepts, and the issues and institutions involved in reducing it. Its approach to gender is constructivist: violence is first and foremost understood as a relation of domination.

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