Palgrave Studies in Victims and Victimology

Violence, Gender and Affect

Interpersonal, Institutional and Ideological Practices

Editors: Husso, M., Karkulehto, S., Saresma, T., Laitila, A., Eilola, J., Siltala, H. (Eds.)

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  • Presents new conceptual and theoretical approaches to violence studies with a focus on gender and affect (i.e. feelings and emotions)
  • Provides insights for understanding and resolving social and cultural problems related to violence and its prevention
  • Offers multidisciplinary perspectives on various forms and intersections of interpersonal, institutional, and ideological violence and violating practices
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This book presents new conceptual and theoretical approaches to violence studies. As the first research anthology to examine violating interpersonal, institutional and ideological practices as both gendered and affective processes, it raises novel questions and offers insights for understanding and resolving social and cultural problems related to violence and its prevention. The book offers multidisciplinary perspectives on various forms and intersections of different types of violence. The research ranges from the early modern era to the present day in Europe, US, Africa and Australia, representing disciplines such as gender studies, history, literature, linguistics, media and cultural studies, psychology, social psychology, social work, social policy, sociology and environmental humanities. With its integrative approach, the book proposes new ideas and tools for academics and practitioners to improve their theoretical and practical understandings of these phenomena as a source of multidimensional inequality in a globalized world.

About the authors

Marita Husso is Associate Professor of Social Policy at Tampere University, Finland. She is the PI for the ERASE GBV EU project and the first editor of Interpersonal Violence: Differences and Connections (Routledge 2017). Her research focuses on interpersonal violence, welfare services, care work, social theory and gendered agency.

Sanna Karkulehto is Professor of Literature at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Her most recent books include co-edited anthologies Sukupuoli ja väkivalta: lukemisen etiikkaa ja politiikkaa (Gender and Violence: Ethics and Politics of Reading, SKS 2017) and Reconfiguring Human, Nonhuman and Posthuman in Literature and Culture (Routledge 2019).

Tuija Saresma is Senior Researcher at the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She has published widely on affects, anti-feminism, hate speech, masculinity, and populism, including a co-edited open access volume Populism on the Loose (Nykykulttuuri, 2018).

Jari Eilola is Senior Researcher at the Department of History and Ethnology, University of the Jyväskylä, Finland. He has worked as an Academy Research Fellow on the project Shameful Disharmony of Family Life: Domestic Violence in Finland, 1890-1930.

Aarno Laitila is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His expertise includes psychotherapeutic processes especially with families, risks of social exclusion in childhood and domestic violence. He has participated in the development of The Jyväskylä Group Model from the very beginning of the program.

Heli Siltala is University Teacher at the Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She is a clinical psychologist and works as Facilitator in The Jyväskylä Group Model for domestic violence. She is also finalizing her dissertation addressing recognition and effects of domestic violence within healthcare settings.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Ideological, Institutional and Affective Practices of Interpersonal Violence

    Pages 3-26

    Husso, Marita (et al.)

  • Familial Control, Collectivity and Gendered Shame: Past and Present Vulnerabilities

    Pages 29-47

    Lidman, Satu

  • Domestic Homicide and Emotions from the Late Nineteenth Century to the 1920s

    Pages 49-69

    Kantanen, Anna (et al.)

  • Gendering Violence: Theorising the Links Between Men, Masculinities and Violence

    Pages 71-90

    Pease, Bob

  • Serious Emotions: On Some Emotions in Working on Men’s Violences and Violences to Women

    Pages 91-110

    Hearn, Jeff

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Hardcover 114,39 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Violence, Gender and Affect
Book Subtitle
Interpersonal, Institutional and Ideological Practices
Editors
  • Marita Husso
  • Sanna Karkulehto
  • Tuija Saresma
  • Aarno Laitila
  • Jari Eilola
  • Heli Siltala
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Victims and Victimology
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-56930-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-56930-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-56929-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 292
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
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