‘Cowards’ and ‘Scumbags’: Tough Talk and Men’s Violence

This paper explores the ways in which particular forms of violence, namely violence against women and one-punch assaults, are framed in discourses of violence prevention in Australia. In denouncing certain acts, individuals and groups, I show that condemnatory responses—what I refer to here as ‘toug...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kate Seymour
Format: Article
Published: Queensland University of Technology 2018-12-01
Series:International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Online Access:https://www.crimejusticejournal.com/article/view/1083