Femicide: A social challenge

  title={Femicide: A social challenge},
  author={Chaime Marcuello-Serv{\'o}s and Consuelo Corradi and Shalva Weil and Santiago Boira},
  journal={Current Sociology},
  pages={967 - 974}
ResumeLe femicide est plus qu’un neologisme. Il designe un phenomene violent et un meurtre intentionnel. Tous les femicides sont l’expression d’une forme extreme de violence. Il s’agit d’une « path... 
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Author Biographies.
Farook Al-Shamali, B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., Ph.D. (farooka@athabascau.ca), is Academic Coordinator of physics and astronomy courses at Athabasca University. He has teaching experience in both the
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  • American Journal of Sociology
  • 2003
Femicide Guest Editors' Introduction