Domestic Violence in Asia
Globalization, Gender and Islam in the Maldives
|Series title:||ASAA Women in Asia Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
This book explores changing patterns of domestic violence in Asia. Based on extensive original research in the Maldives, it argues that forces of globalisation, consumerism, Islamism and democratisation are changing the nature of domestic relations, with shifting ideas surrounding gender and Islam being particularly significant. The book points out that domestic violence has been relatively low in the Maldives in comparison with other Asian countries, as a result of, the book...