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Understanding violence against women

Author: Nancy A Crowell; Ann Wolbert Burgess; National Research Council (États-Unis). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.; National Research Council (États-Unis). Panel on Research on Violence Against Women.; National Research Council (États-Unis). Committee on Law and Justice.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Violence Against Women" presents a comprehensive overview of current knowledge and identifies 4 areas with the greatest potential return from a research investment by increasing the understanding of and responding to domestic violence and rape : what interventions are designed to do, whom they are reaching, and how to reach many victims who do not seek help; factors that put people at risk of violence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Understanding violence against women.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996
(DLC) 96017335
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy A Crowell; Ann Wolbert Burgess; National Research Council (États-Unis). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.; National Research Council (États-Unis). Panel on Research on Violence Against Women.; National Research Council (États-Unis). Committee on Law and Justice.
OCLC Number: 77048754
Notes: "Panel on Research on Violence Against Women, Committee on Law and Justice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council."
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Responsibility: Nancy A. Crowell and Ann W. Burgess, editors.

Abstract:

"Understanding Violence Against Women" presents a comprehensive overview of current knowledge and identifies 4 areas with the greatest potential return from a research investment by increasing the understanding of and responding to domestic violence and rape : what interventions are designed to do, whom they are reaching, and how to reach many victims who do not seek help; factors that put people at risk of violence and that precipitate violence, including characteristics of offenders; the scope of domestic violence and sexual assault in America and its consequences to individuals, families, and society, including costs [and] how to structure the study of violence against women to yield more useful knowledge. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).

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