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Reconstructing domestic violence as "terrorism against women" : disrupting dominant discourse

Weston-Scheuber, Kylie-Maree


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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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d63bfb0e85fe


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