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Male Peer Support and Violence Against Women : The History and Verification of a Theory

By: DeKeseredy, Walter S.
Contributor(s): Schwartz, Martin D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and Law: Publisher: Lebanon : Northeastern University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (225 p.).ISBN: 9781555538347.Subject(s): Abused women | Intimate partner violence | Peer pressure | Violence in men | Women -- Violence againstGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Male Peer Support and Violence Against Women : The History and Verification of a TheoryDDC classification: 362.82 | 362.829201 LOC classification: HV6626 .D437 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title Page; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 | Definitional Issues in Violence against Women; 2 | The Extent and Distribution of Violence against Women; 3 | The History of Male Peer Support Theory; 4 | Contemporary Male Peer Support Theories; 5 | What Do the Data Say?; 6 | New Electronic Technologies and Male Peer Support; 7 | Policy and Practice: Where Do We Go from Here?; Notes; References; Index
Summary: An important and timely reassessment of a crucial theory in male violence against women
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Title Page; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 | Definitional Issues in Violence against Women; 2 | The Extent and Distribution of Violence against Women; 3 | The History of Male Peer Support Theory; 4 | Contemporary Male Peer Support Theories; 5 | What Do the Data Say?; 6 | New Electronic Technologies and Male Peer Support; 7 | Policy and Practice: Where Do We Go from Here?; Notes; References; Index

An important and timely reassessment of a crucial theory in male violence against women

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WALTER S. DEKESEREDY is Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, West Virginia University. MARTIN D. SCHWARTZ is visiting professor in the Department of Sociology at George Washington University.

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