Women's Police Stations: Gender, Violence, and Justice in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Women's Police Stations examines the changing and complex relationship between women and the state, and the construction of gendered citizenship. These are police stations run exclusively by police women for women with the authority to investigate crimes against women, such as domestic violence, assault, and rape. São Paulo was the home of the first such police station, an...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published February 19th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published 2005)
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