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Power and control : domestic violence in America

Author: Michael PaymarPeter CohnKathleen Dara KellDominic HowesRick BaitzAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.?] : Hillcrest Films ; [Harriman, N.Y.] : Distributed by Transit Media, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Widescreen]View all editions and formats
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A dramatic and timely exploration of domestic abuse, which examines the persistence of violence against women in the US, through the story of Kim, a mother of three in Duluth, MN. Duluth was the birthplace of a revolution in the way society approaches battering, and the film tells the story of the leaders from Duluth who remain on the front lines today. The film also looks at the debate launched by researchers and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Paymar; Peter Cohn; Kathleen Dara Kell; Dominic Howes; Rick Baitz; New Day Films.; Hillcrest Films.; Transit Media Communications.
ISBN: 9781574482720 1574482726
OCLC Number: 646187213
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Dominic Howes ; editor, Dara Kell ; music by Rick Baitz.
Performer(s): Interviewee: Michael Paymar.
Description: 1 videodisc (64 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Domestic violence in America
Responsibility: New Day Films ; produced and directed by Peter Cohn.

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A dramatic and timely exploration of domestic abuse, which examines the persistence of violence against women in the US, through the story of Kim, a mother of three in Duluth, MN. Duluth was the birthplace of a revolution in the way society approaches battering, and the film tells the story of the leaders from Duluth who remain on the front lines today. The film also looks at the debate launched by researchers and academics who have challenged the Duluth approach. Recommended for courses in sociology, social work, women's studies, political science, law enforcement and laws.

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Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America

(EMRO user published 2010-08-18 ) Very Good Permalink
Power and Control provides an exploration of domestic violence in relation to the application of the Duluth model.

Thirty years ago Ellen Pence and others established a different response model at the battered women’s shelter in Duluth, Minnesota. Now common policies for response and therapy...
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