Battle Cries : Black Women and Intimate Partner Abuse.
By: Potter, Hillary.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (286 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780814768471; 0814768474.Subject(s): Intimate partner violence -- United States -- Case studies | African American women -- Abuse of -- Case studies | Abused women -- United States -- Case studiesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Battle Cries : Black Women and Intimate Partner Abuse.DDC classification: 362.829208996073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: The Call; 2 Black Feminist Criminology and the Power of Narrative: "I Just Wanted to Tell My Story"; 3 Dynamic Resistance: "I'm a Strong Black Woman"; 4 Surviving Childhood: "I Learned to Stand up for Myself "; 5 Living Through It: "He Made Me Believe He Was Something He Wasn't"; 6 Fighting Back: "You Want to Fight? We Gonna Fight!"; 7 Getting Out: "We Have to Pray to God and Hope Everything Works Out"; 8 Conclusion: The Response; Appendix A: Research Methods and Demographics; Appendix B: Pseudonyms and Demographic Information; Notes; Bibliography.
IndexA; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the Author.
Contrary to the stereotype of the "strong Black woman," African American women are more plagued by domestic violence than any other racial group in the United States. In fact, African American women experience intimate partner violence at a rate 35% higher than white women and about two and a half times more than women of other races and ethnicities. This common portrayal can hinder black women seeking help and support simply because those on the outside don't think help is needed. Yet, as Hillary Potter argues in Battle Cries: Black Women and Intimate Partner Abuse, this stereotype often hel.
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