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From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Celeste Montoya


From Global to Grassroots looks at how transnational activism aimed at combating violence against women is being used to instigate changes in local practice. Focusing on the case of the European Union and its efforts to establish women’s human rights, this study provides empirical and intersectional feminist analysis of the transnational processes that connect global, regional, and grassroots advocacy efforts. This book first traces the processes by which violence against women became a European Union issue, examining the role played by global movements and organizations as well a ... More

Keywords: European Union, violence against women, transnational activism, global movements, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199927197
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Celeste Montoya, author
University of Colorado-Boulder