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1.   Abdulhadi, Rabab, Evelyn Alsultany, and Nadine Christine Naber. 2011. Arab & Arab American feminisms: gender, violence, & belonging. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press.

2.   Merry, Sally Engle. 2009. Gender violence: a cultural perspective. Malden, MA: Wiley- Blackwell Pub.

3.   Salhi, Zahia Smail. Gender and Violence in Islamic Societies : Patriarchy, Islamism and Politics in the Middle East and North Africa, 2013.

4.   Fulu, Emma and Stephanie Miedema. 2016. "Globalization and Changing Family Relations: Family Violence and Women’s Resistance in Asian Muslim Societies." Sex Roles 74 (11-12): 480-494. doi:

5.   Johnson, Penny and Suad Joseph. 2009. "INTRODUCTION: WAR AND TRANSNATIONAL ARAB FAMILIES." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 5 (3): 1-10,199.

6.   Skinner, Tina, Marianne Hester, and Ellen Malos. 2005. Researching Gender Violence: Feminist Methodology In Action Willan Publishing.

7.   Griffiths, Sue and Jalna Hanmer. 2005. "Feminist Quantitative Methodology: Evaluating Policing of Domestic Violence." In Researching Gender Violence; Researching Gender Violence, 23-43: Willan Publishing.

8.   Wolff, Kristina B. 2008. "Gender Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition." Contemporary Sociology 37 (6): 591-592.

9.   McHugh, Maureen C. 2005. "Understanding Gender and Intimate Partner Abuse." Sex Roles: A Journal of Research 52 (11-12): 717-724. doi:


10.   Maharaj, Nandini. 2017. "Perspectives on Treating Couples Impacted by Intimate Partner Violence." Journal of Family Violence 32 (4): 431-437. doi:

11. Goodman, Lisa A., Kristie A. Thomas, Nkiru Nnawulezi, Carrie Lippy, Josephine V. Serrata, Susan Ghanbarpour, Cris Sullivan, and Megan Bair-Merritt. 2017. "Bringing Community Based Participatory Research to Domestic Violence Scholarship: An Online Toolkit." Journal of Family Violence: 1-5. doi:

12. Hamberger, L. K., Sadie Larsen, and Jacquelyn Campbell. 2016. "Methodological Contributions to the Gender Symmetry Debate and its Resolution." Journal of Family Violence 31 (8): 989-993. doi:

13. Dauer, Sheila. 2014. Introduction: Anthropological Approaches to Gender-Based Violence. East Lansing: Center for Gender in Global Context.

14. Bograd, Michele. 1984. "Family Systems Approaches to Wife Battering: A Feminist Critique." The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 54 (4): 558-568. doi:

15. Henry, Nicola. 2017. "The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking." Law & Society Review 51 (2): 459-461.

16. Skinner, Tina, Marianne Hester, and Ellen Malos, eds. Researching gender violence. Routledge, 2013.

17. Ellsberg, Mary Carroll, Lori Heise, and World Health Organization. "Researching violence against women: practical guidelines for researchers and activists." (2005).

18. Sanders-mcdonagh, Erin, Lucy Neville, and Sevasti-melissa Nolas. "From Pillar to Post: Understanding the Victimisation of Women and Children Who Experience Domestic Violence in an Age of Austerity." Feminist Review, no. 112 (2016): 60-76. explore/fulldisplay?docid=TN_proquest1764580117&context=PC&vid=01UCD_V1&search_s cope=everything_scope&tab=default_tab&lang=en_US

19. MacEntee, Katie. 2015. "Using cellphones in participatory visual research to address gender- based violence in and around rural South African schools: Reflections on research as intervention." Agenda: Empowering Women For Gender Equity 29, no. 3: 22-31. Women's Studies International, EBSCOhost (accessed November 29, 2017).

20. Bows, Hannah. 2017. "Researching Sexual Violence Against Older People: Reflecting on the use of Freedom of Information Requests in a Feminist Study." Feminist Review 115 (1): 30-45. doi:

21. Jung, Taeyun. 2009. "Accounting for Rape: Psychology, Feminism, and Discourse Analysis in the Study of Sexual Violence." Asian Journal of Women's Studies 15 (4): 114-123,135.

22. Kamau, Jean Njeri. 1995. "Issues in Gender Violence: A Review of Current Research and Writing." Southern African Feminist Review 1 (1): 39.

23. Verelst, An, Maarten De Schryver, Eric Broekaert, and Ilse Derluyn. 2014. "Mental Health of Victims of Sexual Violence in Eastern Congo: Associations with Daily Stressors, Stigma, and Labeling." BMC Women's Health 14: 106. doi:

24. Shea, Lois. 1990. "Care Kit for Rape Victims Decreases Trauma." WomenWise, Oct 31, 1.

25. Gilbert, Barbara, and Jean Cuningham. 1986. "Women's postrape sexual functioning: review and implications for counseling." Journal Of Counseling & Development 65, no. 2: 71. Women's Studies International, EBSCOhost (accessed November 29, 2017). b3ac-e89af7341aaa%40sessionmgr103

26.  Taylor, Lucy and Waseem Alladin. 1994. "A Multidimensional Framework of Rapists: Implications for Victim Counselling." Counselling Psychology Review 9 (2): 7-11.

27. Krulewitz, Judith E. 1982. "Reactions to Rape Victims: Effects of Rape Circumstances, Victim's Emotional Response, and Sex of Helper." Journal of Counseling Psychology 29 (6): 645-654. doi:

28. Ali, Nadje al-. 2016. "How to Talk about Gender-Based Violence?" Kohl 2 (1): 7-11.

29. Holzman, Clare G. 1996. "Counseling Adult Women Rape Survivors: Issues of Race, Ethnicity, and Class." Women & Therapy 19 (2): 47-62. doi:

30. Kilmartin, Christopher and Julie Allison. 2007. Men's Violence Against Women: Theory, Research, and Activism Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers, Mahwah, NJ.

31. Anderson, Kristin L. 2005. "Theorizing Gender in Intimate Partner Violence Research." Sex Roles 52 (11-12): 853-865. doi:

32. Brown, Lucy and David Romano. 2006. "Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward Or Two Steps Back?" NWSA Journal 18 (3): 51-70.

33. Ayotte, Kevin, and Mary Husain. 2005. "Securing Afghan women: Neocolonialism, epistemic violence, and the rhetoric of the veil." NWSA Journal, 17 (3): 112-133.

34. Halim, Sarah and Marian Meyers. 2010. “News Coverage of Violence Against Muslim Women: A View from the Arabian Gulf.” Communication, Culture & Critique, 3(1): 85-104.

35. Ratta, Donatella. 2015. “Violence and Visibility in Contemporary Syria: An Ethnography of the “Expanded Places”.” CyberOrient 9 (1). Online.

36. Seddighi, Gilda and Sara Tafakori. 2016. “Transnational mediation of state gendered violence: the case of Iran.” Feminist Media Studies, 16 (5).

37. Voller, Yaniv. 2014. "COUNTERING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN IRAQI KURDISTAN: STATE-BUILDING AND TRANSNATIONAL ADVOCACY." International Journal of Middle East Studies 46 (2): 351-372. doi:

38. Khalili, Laleh. 2013. "Thinking about Violence." International Journal of Middle East Studies 45 (4): 791-794. doi:

39. Almostafa, Mohammad Salem Ali. "Challenging State, Religious, and Gender Violence in Seven Contemporary Arab American Writers." Order No. AAI3504964, .

40. Raaber, Natalie. 2007. Media As An Advocacy Tool To Tackle Violence Against Women. New York: International Women's Tribune Center.

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