Reconstructing domestic violence as "terrorism against women" : disrupting dominant discourse
This thesis examines the different ways in which violence is constructed within legal discourse. Two specific types of violence are compared - domestic violence and terrorism. While on the face of it, these appear to be very different types of violence, in the second section of my thesis, I argue that there are significant parallels between the two. In particular, in Chapter 2.2 I argue that serious domestic violence is often committed with a particular ideological motive, that of...[Show more]
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