violence against women

Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : Claire M. Renzetti
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2005
Pages : 297
ISBN : 0742530558
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be considered among the most influential in the development of the sociological study of violence against women.

Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : Holly Johnson
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2007-11-23
Pages : 288
ISBN : 9780387732046
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This is an international, comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. The authors form a management team for the International Violence Against Women Survey (IVAWS). The primary objective of IVAWS is to investigate the level and nature of victimization of women in a number of countries worldwide This work builds on the international network and experience of the European Institute of Crime Prevention and Control (HUENI).

Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : L. P. Gordon
Publisher : Nova Publishers
Release Date : 2002-01-01
Pages : 128
ISBN : 1590334558
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Violent attacks on women occur in almost every area of daily life. Victims often face trauma physically, emotionally and sexually. The processing of complaints by female victims of violence within the criminal justice system varies according to crime type and official attitudes. This book details federal concerns and possible solutions to the widespread problem of the perpetration of violence on women.

Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : Pauline B. Bart
Publisher : SAGE
Release Date : 1993
Pages : 294
ISBN : 0803950454
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Violence against women permeates our society at every level, in every setting. Murder, rape, intimidation, pornography, workplace harassment, incest are all part of a general belief built into the roots of patriarchal society: Women are proper targets of male violence. The chapters in this book, contributed by some of the most prolific contemporary writers on women's issues, explore this culture of violence and oppression, examining its ideological underpinnings and its structural supports in the social, political and legal systems that protect the violent by blaming the victim.

Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : Walter S DeKeseredy
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release Date : 2011-02-15
Pages : 192
ISBN : 9781442604018
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In Violence Against Women, award-winning author Walter S. DeKeseredy offers a passionate but well-documented sociological overview of a sobering problem. He starts by outlining the scope of the challenge and debunks current attempts to label intimate violence as gender neutral. He then lays bare the structural practices that sustain this violence, leading to a discussion of long- and short-term policies to address the issue. DeKeseredy includes an examination of male complicity and demonstrates how boys and men can change their roles. Throughout, he responds to myths that dismiss threats to women's health and safety and provides an impassioned call to action for women, men, and policymakers.

Book Title : Violence Against Women Act History and Federal Funding
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Publisher : DIANE Publishing
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ISBN : 9781437931402
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Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : Stanley G. French
Publisher : Cornell University Press
Release Date : 1998
Pages : 260
ISBN : 0801484529
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This is the first anthology to take a theoretical look at violence against women. Each essay shows how philosophy provides a powerful tool for examining a difficult and deep-rooted social problem. Stanley G. French, Wanda Teays, and Laura M. Purdy, all philosophers, present a familiar phenomenon in a new and striking fashion.The editors employ a two-tiered approach to this vital issue. Contributors consider both interpersonal violence, such as rape and battering; and also systemic violence, such as sexual harassment, pornography, prostitution, and violence in a medical context. The editors have further broadened the discussion to include such cross-cultural issues as rape in war, dowry deaths, female genital mutilation, and international policies on violence against women. Against this wide range of topics, which integrate personal perspectives with the philosophical, the contributors offer powerful analyses of the causes and effects of violence against women, as well as potential policies for effecting change.

Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : Linda Bickerstaff
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date : 2010-01-15
Pages : 112
ISBN : 9781435835399
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Examines the similarities and differences among many types of violence against women and efforts to stop it.

Book Title : Companion Reader on Violence Against Women
Author : Claire M. Renzetti
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release Date : 2011-04-26
Pages : 411
ISBN : 9781412996495
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Companion Reader on Violence Against Women complements and parallels the new edition of Renzetti, Sourcebook on Violence Against Women. The first part contains four articles relating to theoretical and methodological issues in researching violence against women. The second part is on types of violence against women, and the third part is on prevention and direct intervention. Each article has commentary and discussion questions to add an element of critical thinking.

Book Title : Violence Against Women
Author : Nancy Lombard
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Date : 2013
Pages : 256
ISBN : 9781849051323
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book addresses the issue of domestic violence against women, drawing on research findings, policy developments and current debates to contextualise its alarming prevalence and to propose informed ways of addressing, through training and practice, the needs of both victims and perpetrators in current social and related care provision.