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Women, ideology, and violence [electronic resource] : critical theory and the construction of gender in the Book of the Covenant and the Deuteronomic law / Cheryl B. Anderson.

By: Anderson, Cheryl B, 1950-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 394.Publisher: London ; New York : T and T Clark International, c2004Description: 1 online resource (x, 148 p.).ISBN: 9780826437617 (electronic bk.); 0826437613 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament Exodus XX, 23-XXIII, 19 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Old Testament Kings, 2nd, XXII-XXIII -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Women in the Bible | Violence in the Bible | Law (Theology) | Code de l'Alliance -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. Rois, 2e -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Droit (Th�eologie) -- Enseignement biblique | Femmes dans la Bible | Violence dans la Bible | R�ole selon le sexe -- Aspect religieux | �Ecole de Francfort (Sociologie) | Th�eorie critique | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Exodus (bijbelboek) | Deuteronomium (bijbelboek) | SekseverschillenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, ideology, and violence.DDC classification: 222/.1067 Other classification: 11.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Women, ideology and violence: critical theory and construction of gender in the book of the covenant and the Deuteronomic law -- Survey of the laws on women in the book of the covenant and the Deuteronomic law -- Construction of identity in the BC and DL -- Law, gender and violence -- Implications.
Summary: Cheryl Anderson examines the laws relating to women that are found in the Book of the Covenant and the Deuteronomic law. She argues that the laws can be divided into those that treat women similarly to men (defined as "inclusive" laws) and those that treat women differently ("exclusive" laws). This study then suggests that the exclusive laws, which construct gender as male dominance/female subordination, do not just describe violence against women but constitute a form of violence against women. As a non-historical critique of ideology, critical theory is used to offer analytical insights that.
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"A Continuum imprint"--T.p. verso.

Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Vanderbilt University, 2000.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-142) and indexes.

Women, ideology and violence: critical theory and construction of gender in the book of the covenant and the Deuteronomic law -- Survey of the laws on women in the book of the covenant and the Deuteronomic law -- Construction of identity in the BC and DL -- Law, gender and violence -- Implications.

Cheryl Anderson examines the laws relating to women that are found in the Book of the Covenant and the Deuteronomic law. She argues that the laws can be divided into those that treat women similarly to men (defined as "inclusive" laws) and those that treat women differently ("exclusive" laws). This study then suggests that the exclusive laws, which construct gender as male dominance/female subordination, do not just describe violence against women but constitute a form of violence against women. As a non-historical critique of ideology, critical theory is used to offer analytical insights that.

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Women, ideology, and violence by Anderson, Cheryl B., ©2004
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