Intimate Partner Violence

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 207 pages
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Until recently, domestic violence, as it has been referred to, was a problem to be dealt with inside the family. In this ground-breaking work, Hattery's unique approach provides a detailed theoretical discussion of race, class, and gender-effects on intimate partner violence and a thoughtful discussion of the interactions of these factors.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Setting the Stage
11
Individual Factors That Contribute to Intimate Partner Violence
25
Capitalism
51
Constructions
79
Violence in Interracial
115
Definitions of Romantic Love
129
Where Do We Go from Here? The Search for Equality
153
An Overview of Sampling Instruments and Strategies
181
References
187
Index
199
About the Author
207
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About the author (2009)

Angela Hattery holds the Zachary T. Smith Reynolds Associate Professorship in Sociology and Women & Gender Studies at Wake Forest University.

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