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Understanding violence against women

Author: Nancy A Crowell; National Research Council Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Law and Justice.; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Research on Violence Against Women.
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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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy A Crowell; National Research Council Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Law and Justice.; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Research on Violence Against Women.
OCLC Number: 705955211
Notes: "Panel on Research on Violence Against Women, Committee on Law and Justice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council."
1. Introduction -- 2. Nature and Scope of Violence Against Women -- 3. Causes and Consequences of Violence Against Women -- 4. Prevention and Intervention -- 5. Research Infrastructure -- A Biographical Sketches -- B Workshop Topics and Speakers.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C : American Psychological Association.
Description: x, 225 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
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.

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