History and Memories of the Domestic Violence Movement: We've Come Further Than You Think By Gill Hague Cover Image
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Acclaimed activist and scholar Gill Hague recounts the inspiring story of the domestic violence movement in the UK and beyond from the 1960s onwards in this captivating book. Memories, poems and interviews with activists, practitioners and abuse survivors shed new light on a period of immense change, shaped by a generation of feminist pioneers. From the women's liberation movement until now, this book showcases the campaigning zeal with which policies, services and awareness-raising on gendered violence in the UK and across the world were built, including for Black and minority women. This fascinating history will inform and inspire new ways forward within the domestic violence movement.

About the Author


Gill Hague is Professor Emerita of Violence Against Women Studies at the University of Bristol and has been an activist, practitioner and researcher on violence against women nationally and internationally since the early 1970s. She was a founder of the Centre for Gender and Violence Research, School for Policy Studies at University of Bristol and has over 130 publications on violence against women including eight books. Hague has received both a CBE and an Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize for her life's work on gender violence.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781447356332
ISBN-10: 1447356330
Publisher: Policy Press
Publication Date: June 23rd, 2021
Pages: 266
Language: English