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Violence against women : current theory and practice in domestic abuse, sexual violence and exploitation

Author: Nancy Lombard; Lesley McMillan
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
Series: Research highlights in social work, 56.
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Violence against women is a pervasive problem in society. This volume seeks to address issues surrounding violence against women at all levels, from its root causes (including looking at child abuse  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Lombard; Lesley McMillan
ISBN: 9781849051323 1849051321
OCLC Number: 798437914
Description: 256 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Coercive control / Evan stark --
The "Three Planet Model": towards an understanding of contradictions in approaches to women and children's safety in contexts of domestic violence / Marianne Hester --
Domestic violence, safety and child contact in England: hiding violent men in the shadows of parenting / Lorraine Radford --
Sexual victimisation: disclosure, responses and impact --
Lesley McMillan --
Violence against sex workers in the UK --
Alison Phipps --
Love, power and control: girl's experiences of relationship exploitation and violence / Christine Barter and Melanie McCarry --
Older women and domestic abuse: where ageism and sexism intersect / Nancy Lombard and Marsha Scott --
Intersecting inequalities: implications for addressing violence against black and minority ethnic women in the United Kingdom / Aisha K. Gill --
Domestic abuse in the UK: why we need to understand perpetrators / Elizabeth Gilchrist --
"What about the men?" Understanding men's experiences of domestic abuse within a gender-based model of violence / Nancy Lombard --
Effecting operational change through training: challenges and approaches / Nel Whiting --
Partnership working and tackling violence against women: pitfalls and possibilities / Kirstein Rummery --
Taking stock: theory and practice in violence against women / Nancy Lombard and Lesley McMillan.
Series Title: Research highlights in social work, 56.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Lombard and Lesley McMillan.

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