Companion Reader on Violence Against Women
Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson, Raquel Kennedy Bergen
SAGE Publications, Apr 26, 2011 - Social Science - 411 pages
Designed to advance knowledge about violence against women and to serve as an inspiration to those studying or working in the field, this companion reader s 20 original articles focus first on theoretical and methodological issues, then on types of violence against women, and finally on prevention and direct intervention. Readers will find a wide range of articles that draw attention to the global dimensions of violence against women and the importance of taking into account political, economic, and cultural differences across diverse groups of people. While the book s articles are designed as companion pieces to the chapters in the Second Edition of the Sourcebook, this reader may also be used as a stand-alone text by those researching specific topics, such as diversity issues, conducting trainings, or teaching advanced courses, such as international social work.
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