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Ruth Lewis

Dr Ruth Lewis is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria University. Her research focuses on feminist activism and gender-based violence (GBV). Recent work examines GBV in universities and activism about it, online abuse of feminists, feminism amongst women students, and women-only space as a political strategy. Earlier research examined legal responses to intimate partner violence, including perpetrators programmes, and a sociological examination of homicide. She has been involved in feminist activism and networks of various kinds, in academic and other communities.
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Gender Based Violence in University Communities

Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

This book provides the first in-depth overview of research and practice in GBV in universities. It sets out the international context of ideologies, politics and institutional structures that underlie responses to GBV in elsewhere in Europe, in the US, and in Australia, and consider the implications of implementing related policy and practice.

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