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Migration status and violence against women: four legal responses evaluated

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Violence against women (VAW) is constitutive of patriarchal dominance and a distinctive human rights violation. This thesis explores VAW in the context of migration, focussing on the main laws governing migration to the UK and within the EU. To do so, it develops a conceptual account of VAW, one that is grounded in international law and which establishes what is at the core of this wrong: interpersonal, discriminatory violence.

Part 1 of this thesis demonstrates that British immigr...

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SSD
Department:
Law
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Arts & Humanities Research Council
Grant:
AH/L503885/1
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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