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Mothering Through Domestic Violence

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ISBN-10: 1843104733

ISBN-13: 9781843104735

Edition: 2006

Authors: Lorraine Radford, Marianne Hester

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Research into children and domestic violence in recent years has emphasized the importance of giving positive support to a non-abusive parent for effective child protection. But what exactly does positive support involve? Based on findings from six primary research studies carried out by the authors themselves, as well as other published research, this book reveals how undermining mothering ? specifically, family courts and social work agencies blaming mothers for their own victimization ? plays a key role in locking women into abusive relationships and exacerbating the damage done by domestic violence. It explores the principle message drawn from the research: that the needs of individual…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 7/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 9.25" wide x 6.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Walking on eggshells - mothering through domestic violence
Resisting mother blaming
Domestic violence and the maltreatment of children
Children living with domestic violence - impacts and resilience
Re-asserting power and control in child visitation and contact
Mother blaming in the courts
Improving safety for women and children after separation
From blaming mothers to providing positive support - the role of welfare agencies
Conclusion - linking the three planets