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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime & violence,
  • Women & girls,
  • Women,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Girls & Women,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Sociology,
  • Wife abuse,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • United States,
  • Social Issues - Violence,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Crimes against,
  • Prevention

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames D. Torr (Editor), Karin Swisher (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7897419M
ISBN 100737700149
ISBN 109780737700145

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Grade 8 Up-A book that addresses the impact of violence against women, explores possible causes, and examines the legal system that tries to deal with all of its ramifications. The articles come from journals, newspapers, and book excerpts, and were written by professors of law, avowed feminists, avowed antifeminists, psychologists, newspaper staff writers, district attorneys, editors, and : Paperback.   Series: Current Controversies; Paperback: pages; Publisher: Greenhaven Press (Octo ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: ounces; Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,, in Books (See Top in Books)Author: Kate Burns.   Current Controversies Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each : Paperback. New boxed sections on current controversies explore current topics being debated in the field and present empirical evidence to help students evaluate the issues addressed. Issues include: coercive control; substance use; gender symmetry; economic disadvantage as a catalyst for sexual victimization; gender-based violence against immigrant and refugee women; technology-facilitated violence and harassment; pornography; economic empowerment programs; and programs for women .

Current controversies on family violence Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: / the introductions to books and articles about child abuse, violence against women, domestic violence, or intimate violence invariably began by pointing out the public and professional inattention to private and intimate violence. Violence Against Women: Current Controversies () by Karin Swisher: Violence in the Media (Current Controversies) by James D. Torr: Violence in the Media (Current Controversies) by Dedria Bryfonski: The Wage Gap by Christina Fisanick: Women In Politics (Current Controversies. Current Controversies on Family Violence - Google Books. Now in its Second Edition, Current Controversies on Family Violence contains thoughtful--often heated--discussions that highlight the most current controversies, research, and policy directions in the family violence area. This volume includes chapters by academic and public policy researchers, therapists, lawyers, victim advocates Reviews: 1. In Current Controversies on Family Violence, thoughtful--often heated--discussions highlight the most current controversies, research, and policy directions in the family violence issue. This is an excellent and necessary resource for students and researchers of interpersonal violence, sociology, social work, nursing, gender studies, clinical.

The study of family violence is surrounded by multiple controversies. Experts in this field do not agree about what should be studied and condemned (Is spanking violence? Is women's violence toward men a major social problem? If it is, how should it be measured? What, specifically, should be condemned as date rape?) Experts also disagree about the causes of violence (Individual pathology? Current Controversies Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic.3/5(1).   Now in its Second Edition, Current Controversies on Family Violence contains thoughtful—often heated—discussions that highlight the most current controversies, research, and policy directions in the family violence area. This volume includes chapters by academic and public policy researchers, therapists, lawyers, victim advocates and : $ Straus, M. (). Women's violence toward men is a serious social problem. In D. R. LosekeR. J. Gelles & M. M. Cavanaugh (Eds.), Current controversies on family.