Title

Gender-Based Violence in Schools

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2015

Publication Title

Sourcebook on Violence Against Women

ISBN

9781483378107

Abstract

Chapter Excerpt: Gender, understood as the socially constructed expectations for the appropriate roles, behaviors, and attributes of men and women as "masculine" or "feminine" (see West & Zimmerman, 1987), is a salient factor in multiple types of violence that occur in schools worldwide.

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