THE FEMINIST SELF-DEFENSE MOVEMENT:

@article{Searles1987THEFS,
  title={THE FEMINIST SELF-DEFENSE MOVEMENT:},
  author={Patricia Searles and Ronald J. Berger},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={1987},
  volume={1},
  pages={61 - 84}
}
This article discusses feminist self-defense as a victim-prevention strategy, describes the nature and scope of the self-defense movement, examines a case history of a women's self-defense organization, and analyzes the mobilization and organizational dilemmas that confronted that organization. We compare self-defense services with victim services to help explain the development of the women's self-defense movement, and in particular, its feminist component. 

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