Abusive endings: separation and divorce violence against women

"Abusive Endings offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to women's health and well-being today--abuse at the hands of their partners. The authors provide a moving description of why and how men abuse women in myriad ways during an...

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Main Author: DeKeseredy, Walter S.
Contributors: Dragiewicz, Molly (Author) ; Schwartz, Martin D. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California University of California Press [2017]
In: Gender and justice (4)
Year: 2017, Volume: 4
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:"Abusive Endings offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to women's health and well-being today--abuse at the hands of their partners. The authors provide a moving description of why and how men abuse women in myriad ways during and after a separation or divorce. The material is punctuated with the stories and voices of both perpetrators and survivors of abuse, as told to the authors over many years of fieldwork. Written in a highly readable fashion, this book will be a useful resource for researchers, practitioners, activists, and policy makers"--Provided by publisher
Conceptualizing separation/divorce violence against women -- The extent and distribution of separation/divorce assault -- New technologies and separation/divorce violence against women -- Explaining separation/divorce violence against women -- Children as collateral victims of separation/divorce woman abuse -- What is to be done about separation/divorce violence against women?
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xiii, 227 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9780520285743
9780520285750