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Breaking the silence : domestic violence in the South Asian-American community : an anthology

Author: Sandhya Nankani
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : Xlibris Corp., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandhya Nankani
ISBN: 0738843431 9780738843438
OCLC Number: 47701543
Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Broken promises: domestic violence murders and attempted murders in the U.S. and Canadian South Asian communities / Shamita Das Dasgupta --
this I say: do not deny domestic violence / Hima M. --
violence on the college campus: a second-generation South Asian survivor speaks out / M. Sharma --
Writings on the forhead: Meena / Hema Shasta --
Social, legal, and community challenges facing south Asian immigrant women / Sujata Warrier --
domestic violence and domestic harmony in the name of religion / Mary McGee --
How religious institutions can help combat domestic violence: interfaith perspectives / Prema Vora, Ruksana Ayyub, Gagandeep Kaur, and Father John Mendonca. Ending violence aginst women: the role of South asian men / Rahul Sharma --
Who goes there, friend or foe? Finding comrades in domestic violence work / Shamita Das Dasgupta --
Negotiating the institutional maze: how professional clinicians can help battered immigrant women apply for green cards / Karun K .Singh --
Releasing my fear / Amal --
Domestic/drastic violence: dancing Roop Kanwar / Ananya Chatterjea --
Tales Enunciate! / Sarah Hussain --
Past present, present past / Priti Darooka --
Maya / Shona Ramaya --
Nostalgia / Priti Darooka --
Making it home safely / Piya Kocchar --
Directory of organization --
Further reading.
Responsibility: edited by Sandhya Nankani.

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