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Author Klein, Renate C. A.

Title Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Family Violence
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (137 pages)
Contents Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Family Violence -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of tables -- List of contributors -- Chapter 1 Conflict and violence in the family: Cross-disciplinary issues -- Part I Dyadic dilemmata -- Chapter 2 Parent-child conflict, coercive family interaction, and physical child abuse -- Chapter 3 Making sense of family conflict: Influences on account making -- Chapter 4 Budding happiness: The relational dynamics of the abuse of girls and young women by their boyfriends -- Part II Extended family -- Chapter 5 Family conflict in France through the eyes of teenagers -- Chapter 6 The discourse of philotimo and conflict resolution in an urban Greek family: A psychosocial approach -- Part III Cultures and communities -- Chapter 7 Gender stereotypes and beliefs about family violence in Poland -- Chapter 8 Explanations for wife beating in Greenland -- Chapter 9 Violence without end? Some reflections on achievements, contradictions, and perspectives of the feminist movement in Germany -- Part IV Commentaries -- Chapter 10 Family violence: Leonardo, roots, rose-colored glasses, and other observations -- Chapter 11 Social responsibility and the production of knowledge about interpersonal violence -- Chapter 12 Complexities of family violence and the need for belongingness -- Chapter 13 The status of family violence research in Europe -- Name Index -- Subject Index
Summary This book presents a wide range of issues pertaining to conflict and violence in close, personal relationships. It crosses disciplinary and national boundaries by presenting the work of scholars in psychology, family studies, anthropology, women's studies, sociology and legal philosophy who come from Denmark, France, Germany, Britain, Greece, Poland, Spain and The Netherlands to provide a range of geographical, cultural and historical backgrounds. In association with the International Society for the Study of Personal Relationships
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Subject Family violence -- Cross-cultural studies.
Family violence -- Research
Family violence -- Research.
Family violence.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134725949