Globalizing Feminist Criminology: Gendered Violence During Peace and War

  • Rosemary Barberet
  • Kerry Carrington


Feminist criminology needs to renovate concepts based explicitly on the experiences of mainly white women in the global North. It also needs to globalize its research agendas and enhance its conceptual horizons, to include the distinctively different gendered patterns of crime and violence that occur across the global South and North, and not only during peacetime but also war and conflict. The chapter takes two issues—violence against women during war and civil conflict and innovative approaches to preventing violence from the global South—to illustrate how feminist criminology can contribute to Southern criminology’s project of democratizing knowledge transfer between the global North and South.


Gendered violence Violence prevention; women’s only police stations and transport War Militarism and gendered violence Feminist criminology Southern theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosemary Barberet
    • 1
  • Kerry Carrington
    • 2
  1. 1.John Jay College of Criminal JusticeCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Queensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia

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