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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Leaving abusive partners.
London ; Newbury Park, Calif. : SAGE, 1993
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0803986866 9780803986862 0803986858 9780803986855|
|Description:||177 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||The Face of a 'Battered Woman': Traditional Approaches to Understanding Woman Abuse --
Towards a New Perspective --
Women's Experiences of Emotional Abuse --
Emotional Abuse and the Dynamics of Control --
Obstacles to Securing Independence --
The Impact of Abuse and the Context in which Formerly Abused Women Seek Healing --
Victims and Survivors: Concepts and Issues Central to Women's Action for Change.
'The whole book is informed by the author's desire to understand and communicate women's experience of partner abuse. Her analysis is supported throughout by detailed evidence and argument... The