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Violence against women /

Other Authors: Renzetti, Claire M., Bergen, Raquel Kennedy.
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c2005.
Series:Understanding social problems
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the emergence of violence against women as a social problem / Claire M. Renzetti and Raquel Kennedy Bergen
  • "Riding the bull at Gilley's" : convicted rapists describe the rewards of rape / Diana Scully and Joseph Marolla
  • The myth of sexual symmetry in marital violence / Russell P. Dobash ... [et al.]
  • Safe conduct : women, crime, and self in public places / Carol Brooks Gardner
  • On being stalked / Robert M. Emerson, Kerry O. Ferris and Carol Brooks Gardner
  • The locker room and the dorm room : workplace norms and the boundaries of sexual harassment in magazine editing / Kirsten Dellinger and Christine L. Williams
  • Prosecutorial justifications for sexual assault case rejection : guarding the "gateway to justice" / Cassia Spohn, Dawn Becihner and Erica Davis-Frenzel
  • Gender, accounts, and rape processing work / Patricia Yancey Martin
  • Policing woman battering / Kathleen J. Ferraro
  • Emergency department responses to battered women : resistance to medicalization / Demie Kurz
  • The social construction of deviance : experts on battered women / Donileen R. Loseke and Spencer E. Cahill
  • The battered woman movement and the creation of the wife beating problem / Kathleen J. Tierney
  • Identity, strategy, and feminist politics : clemency for battered women who kill / Patricia Gagne╠ü.