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Women and Male Violence The Visions and Struggles of the Battered Women's Movement

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ISBN-10: 0896081591

ISBN-13: 9780896081598

Edition: 1982

Authors: Susan Schechter

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Description:

Takes an in-depth look at battering and the social movement against it. It describes not only the horrifying experiences of victims, but the powerful movement that demands an end to violence against women and permanent changes in the conditions of women's lives.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: South End Press
Publication date: 7/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 378
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Building a Movement
Before the Movement: the Socially Induced Silence
the Roots of the Battered Women's Movement: Personal and Political
the Emergence of the Battered Women's Movement
Growing Pains
the Movement Organizes Itself: State and Local Coalitions
National and International Efforts
Social Change on Behalf of Battered Women: Reforming the Criminal Justice System
the Contradictory Effects of Government Involvement
Looking Toward the Future
Toward an Analysis of Violence Against Women in the Family
Services and Politics: the Need for a Dual Focus
an Agenda for the Battered Women's Movement: Internal Issues
Organizing in the 80s
the Contributions of the Battered Women's Movement: a Premature Assessment
Appendix
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
About South End Press