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Author Dobash, R. Emerson.

Title Women, violence, and social change / R. Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 366 pages)
Contents Violence against women -- The rise of the movement: orientations and issues -- Refuges and housing -- The state, public policy and social change -- Challenging the justice system -- New laws and new reactions -- The therapeutic society constructs battered women and violent men -- Knowledge and social change -- Innovation and social change
Summary Demonstates how refuges and shelters stand at the core of the battered women's movement, and how the movement has challenged the police, courts and social services to provide greater assistance to women in both Britain and the US
Analysis Women Abuse
Families Violence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-356) and indexes
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Subject Battered Women.
Domestic Violence.
Social Work.
Abused women -- Government policy -- Great Britain
Abused women -- Government policy -- United States
Abused women -- Services for -- Great Britain
Abused women -- Services for -- United States.
Women's shelters -- Great Britain
Women's shelters -- United States
Form Electronic book
Author Dobash, Russell.
LC no. 91014397
ISBN 0203450736