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Violence Against Women

Author : L. P. Gordon
ISBN : 1590334558
Genre : Social Science
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Violent attacks on women occur in almost every area of daily life. Victims often face trauma physically, emotionally and sexually. The processing of complaints by female victims of violence within the criminal justice system varies according to crime type and official attitudes. This book details federal concerns and possible solutions to the widespread problem of the perpetration of violence on women.
Category: Social Science

Violence Against Women

Author : Claire M. Renzetti
ISBN : 0742530558
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 41.32 MB
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This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be considered among the most influential in the development of the sociological study of violence against women.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Public Nature Of Private Violence

Author : Martha Fineman
ISBN : 9780415908450
Genre : Family & Relationships
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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Family & Relationships

On Media Violence

Author : W. James Potter
ISBN : 0761916393
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 75.63 MB
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This definitive examination of this important social topic asks questions such as: How much media violence is there? What are the meanings conveyed in the way violence is portrayed? What effect does it have on viewers? Divided into four parts, the book covers: a review of research on media violence; re-conceptions of exisiting theories of media violence; addresses the need to rethink the methodological tools used to assess media violence; and introduces the concept of Lineation Theory, a perspective for thinking about media violence and a new theoretical approach explaining it.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Typology Of Domestic Violence

Author : Michael P. Johnson
ISBN : 9781555537418
Genre : Social Science
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Reassesses thirty years of domestic violence research and demonstrates three forms of partner violence, distinctive in their origins, effects, and treatments
Category: Social Science

Identity And Violence

Author : Amartya Sen
ISBN : 0141027800
Genre : Political Science
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Sen argues in his new book that conflict and violence are sustained today, no less than the past, by the illusion of a unique identity. Indeed, the world is increasingly taken to be divided between religions (or 'cultures' or 'civilizations'), ignoring the relevance of other ways in which people see themselves through class, gender, profession, language, literature, science, music, morals or politics, and denying the real possibilities of reasoned choices. In Identity and Violencehe overturns such stereotypes as the 'the monolithic Middle East' or 'the Western Mind'. Through his penetrating investigation of such subjects as multiculturalism, fundamentalism, terrorism and globalization, he brings out the need for a clear-headed understanding of human freedom and a constructive public voice in Global civil society. The world, Sen shows, can be made to move towards peace as firmly as it has recently spiralled towards war.
Category: Political Science


Author : Cath Senker
ISBN : 9780237537210
Genre : Violence
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This series brings alive a range of modern-day issues - many of them highly controversial - and aims to stimulate debate and discussion. Firsthand quotes from young people and figures in authority present often opposing views, and offer a global perspective on a wide variety of questions relating to each topic.
Category: Violence

Due Diligence And Its Application To Protect Women From Violence

Author : Carin Benninger-Budel
ISBN : 9789004162938
Genre : Law
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The contributors to this volume analyse the effectiveness of the due diligence standard as well as other strategies to prevent and respond to violence against women by non-state actors taking into account contemporary problems that pose threats to womena (TM)s rights.
Category: Law

Abused Men

Author : Philip W. Cook
ISBN : 9780313356186
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 20.62 MB
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An award-winning investigative journalist provides a disturbing new look at an underreported type of domestic violence—the abuse of men. * The latest research figures and up-to-date surveys on the prevalence of intimate partner violence against men * Personal interviews and cases drawn from media coverage of politicians and other public figures * A selected bibliography
Category: Family & Relationships

Violence In Schools

Author : Peter K. Smith
ISBN : 0415278236
Genre : Education
File Size : 57.80 MB
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Violence in schools is a pervasive, highly emotive and, above all, global problem. Bullying and its negative social consequences are of perennial concern, while the media regularly highlights incidences of violent assault - and even murder - occurring within schools. This unique and fascinating text offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of how European nations are tackling this serious issue. Violence in Schools: The Response in Europe, brings together contributions from all EU member states and two associated states. Each chapter begins by clearly outlining the nature of the school violence situation in that country. It then goes on to describe those social policy initiatives and methods of intervention being used to address violence in schools and evaluates the effectiveness of these different strategies. Commentaries from Australia, Israel and the USA and an overview of the book's main themes by eminent psychologist Peter K. Smith complete a truly international and authoritative look at this important - and frequently controversial - subject. This book constitutes an invaluable resource for educational administrators, policymakers and researchers concerned with investigating, and ultimately addressing, the social and psychological causes, manifestations and effects of school violence.
Category: Education