A deafening silence: hidden violence against women and children

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Policy, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 223 pages
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In 2000, the European Union promoted a campaign against domestic violence, adopting the slogan "Break the silence." Today, there is a greater awareness of the frequency and consequences of domestic violence, rape, harassment at work, and child sexual abuse. However, as this book highlights, there is still cause for concern. Violence against women and children is still hidden by society, but in different ways, and the strategies and tactics by which individuals and institutions conceal male violence have changed. Written in a clear and direct style, A Deafening Silence offers both a synthesis of recent international data and a theoretical analysis of the mechanisms of concealment.

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Contents

two The theoretical context
29
three Tactics for hiding male violence
43
four Hiding strategies
95
Conclusions
165
References
181
Index
211
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