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2. Il femminicidio nella stampa italiana: un’indagine linguistica

by Stefania Abis and Paolo Orrù

The perception of femicide and violence against women has known a constant evolution in recent years; both mass media and political and social actors tried to raise awareness on the issue. According to Diana Russell’s definition (the killing of females by males because they are females), femicide has to be considered as a social and political fact and not just as ordinary crimes: it represents extreme manifestations of male dominance over female.

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Gender Domination (and Submission) and the Current Issue of g/s/i

Gender Domination (and Submission) and the Current Issue of g/s/i- Journal Editorial

by Nicoletta Marini-Maio

The editorial of g/s/i 2 contextualizes the call for papers on gender domination. The author argues that gender is a battlefield for domination and submission and focuses on institutional and social discourses that attempt to reorganize gender power relations around the heteronormative framework. Drawing examples from the contemporary social scene and media discourse,

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13. Il femminicidio in Italia: tra mancanza di statistiche ufficiali e impatto mediatico

Il femminicidio in Italia: tra mancanza di statistiche ufficiali e impatto mediatico

by Anna Pramstrahler

Even though widespread discussions around “femminicidio” take place today in Italian mass media and social networks, there is currently no official data available on the phenomenon. In this short article, Anna Pramstrahler discusses the pioneering role of Casa delle Donne per non subire violenza, the first non-profit association to register, since 2005, the names and numbers of women killed by men in Italy.

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