Gendered violences: The elephant in the room and moving beyond the elephantine

Katherine Brickell, Avril Maddrell

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In this short piece we identify some developments in recent scohlarship on gendered violence, as well as key issues highlighted in this collection of interventions. Rather than being the silent ’elelphant in the room’, the spatial and power relations underlying myriad gendered violences need to become a mainstream concern within a wide range of geographical research and thinking e.g. social, economic, political, migration and cultural geogrpahies. Likewise, other scholars and practitioners need to be attentive to the geogrpahical underpinnings and dimensions of gendered.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)206-208
Number of pages3
JournalDialogues in Human Geography
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016

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