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Author Renzetti, Claire M.

Title Violence against Women
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Series Understanding Social Problems: An SSSP Presidential Series
Understanding Social Problems: An SSSP Presidential Series
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Tables; Introduction: The Emergence of Violence against Women as a Social Problem Claire M. Renzetti and Raquel Kennedy Bergen; Part I Forms of Violence against Women; 1 ""Riding the Bull at Gilley's"": Convicted Rapists Describe the Rewards of Rape Diana Scully and Joseph Marolla; 2 The Myth of Sexual Symmetry in Marital Violence Russell R Dobash, R. Emerson Dobash, Margo Wilson, and Martin Daly; 3 Safe Conduct: Women, Crime, and Self in Public Places Carol Brooks Gardner
4 On Being Stalked Robert M. Emerson, Kerry O. Ferris, and Carol Brooks Gardner5 The Locker Room and the Dorm Room: Workplace Norms and the Boundaries of Sexual Harassment in Magazine Editing Kirsten Dellinger and Christine L. Williams; Part II Institutional Responses to Violence against Women; 6 Prosecutorial Justifications for Sexual Assault Case Rejection: Guarding the ""Gateway to Justice"" Cassia Spohn, Dawn Beichner, and Erika Davis-Frenzel; 7 Gender, Accounts, and Rape Processing Work Patricia Yancey Martin; 8 Policing Woman Battering Kathleen J. Ferraro
9 Emergency Department Responses to Battered Women: Resistance to Medicalization Demie Kurz10 The Social Construction of Deviance: Experts on Battered Women Donileen R. Loseke and Spencer E. Cahill; Part III Feminist Activism and Social Change; 11 The Battered Woman Movement and the Creation of the Wife Beating Problem Kathleen J. Tierney; 12 Identity, Strategy, and Feminist Politics: Clemency for Battered Women Who Kill Patricia Gagné; Sources; Index; About the Editors
Summary This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be considered among the most influential in the development of the sociological study of violence against women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Women -- Crimes against -- United States.
Women -- Violence against -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Beichner, Dawn
Bergen, Raquel Kennedy.
Cahill, Spencer E
Daly, Martin
Davis-Frenzel, Erika
Dellinger, Kirsten.
Dobash, R. Emerson.
Dobash, Russell.
Emerson, Robert M.
Ferraro, Kathleen J.
Ferris, Kerry O
Gagné, Patricia.
Gardner, Carol Brooks.
Kurz, Demie.
Loseke, Donileen R., 1947-
Marolla, Joseph
Martin, Patricia Yancey.
Scully, Diana.
Spohn, Cassia.
Tierney, Kathleen J.
Williams, Christie (Christine L.)
Wilson, Margo.
ISBN 1461646685