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Violence against women : vulnerable populations

Author: Douglas A Brownridge
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2009.
Series: Contemporary sociological perspectives series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping vulnerable groups of women. However, developments in the field, particularly intersectionality theory, which recognizes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brownridge, Douglas A., 1969-
Violence against women.
New York : Routledge, ©2009
(DLC) 2008031539
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas A Brownridge
ISBN: 9780203877432 0203877438 9780415996075 0415996074
OCLC Number: 313829296
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 296 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Situating research on vulnerable populations within the family violence field --
Materials and methods --
Violence against cohabiting women: present perspective and future prospective --
Differing dynamics : violence against women post-separation --
Violence in "the future traditional family" : stepfamilies and violence against women --
Exploring the link between homeownership status and violence against women --
Violence against women in rural and urban settings : equal risk does not imply equal prevention --
Violence against aboriginal women : the role of colonization --
Violence against immigrant women : a reversal of fortunes --
Violence against women with disabilities : perpetrator characteristics are key --
Conclusion : assembling pieces of an intersectional puzzle.
Series Title: Contemporary sociological perspectives series.
Responsibility: Douglas A. Brownridge.


A reference that develops a sub-field on violence in vulnerable populations, with attendant approaches to theory and method.  Read more...
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