Battered Wives

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Volcano Press, 1981 - Social Science - 281 pages
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A study of wife beating in the United States, with reference to and victims' comments on the physical, psychological, and social effects of a complex problem

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A classic from the mid-1970s revised and still in print, this book deftly exposes the extent and seriousness of the problem of wife-battery. Drawing on historical, social, and legal research, Martin ... Read full review

Contents

A Letter from a Battered Wife
1
Violence in the Home
9
WifeBeating and the Marriage Contract
25
Copyright

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