The Public Nature of Private Violence : Women and the Discovery of AbuseMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (426 p.).ISBN: 9781136041266.Subject(s): Family violence -- Government policy -- United States | Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States | Family violence -- United States | Feminist criticism | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Public Nature of Private Violence : Women and the Discovery of AbuseDDC classification: 306.87 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; THE PUBLIC NATURE OF PRIVATE VIOLENCE; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; SECTION I / IMAGES OF VIOLENCE; Introduction; Reframing "Domestic Violence": Terrorism in the Home; The Violence of Privacy; Victimization or Oppression? Women''s Lives, Violence, and Agency; Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color; SECTION II / FEMINIST THEORY AND LEGAL NORMS; Introduction; Child That''s Got Her Own; The Youngest Members: Harm to Children and the Role of Religious Communities
Child Abuse: a Problem for Feminist TheoryAbuse by Any Other Name: Feminism, Difference, and Intralesbian Violence; The Death Penalty and the Domestic Discount; SECTION III / INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; Introduction; Domestic Violence in Ghana: Some Initial Questions; Killing "the Angel in the House": Digging for the Political Vortex of Male Violence Against Women; Civil Remedies for Childhood Sexual Abuse in Canada: Trying to Break the Silence; Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Issue; SECTION IV / POLICY POSTSCRIPT
Private Violence and Public Obligation: The Fulcrum of ReasonReferences; Cases; Contributors
Explores diverse feminist and legal responses to domestic violence across cultures. Argues that domestic violence must be viewed in its social and cultural context and offers suggestions for those dealing with incidents of abuse.
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