Global Research on Gender-Based Violence: Where Does Anthropology Fit?


CHAIR: HALDANE, Hillary (Quinnipiac U)



Session Participants:

WIES, Jennifer

HALDANE, Hillary

BESKE, Melissa


COY, Kathleen


WIES, Jennifer (Xavier U) and HALDANE, Hillary (Quinnipiac U) The Political Economy of Gender-Based Violence: Ethnographic Notes from the Front-Lines

BESKE, Melissa (Tulane U) Navigating Dualities: Finding the Anthropologist’s Niche in Assessing Gender-Based Violence and Advocating for Peace in Western Belize

FRIEDERIC, Karin (U Arizona) Discourses of Empowerment and Exclusion: Training an Ethnographic Lens on Human Rights, Local Subjectivities and Gender Based Violence (GBV)

COY, Kathleen (Xavier U) The Political Economy of Vicarious Trauma at the Front-Lines: The Case of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners


Photo: “Women dairy farmers learning about the role of gender in Bangladesh” by IFPRI-IMAGESused in conjunction with creative commons - no changes were made to this photo.

Session took place on Thursday, March 25, 2010 in Merida, Mexico at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology.