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Author Johnson, Holly (Holly L.), 1956-

Title Violence against women : an international perspective / Holly Johnson, Natalia Ollus, Sami Nevala
Edition First edition
Published New York : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 287 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Matter; Violence Against WomenWorldwide: Setting the Context; Methodology of the International Violence Against Women Survey; The Prevalence and Severity of Violence Against Women; The Impact and Consequences of Violence for Women; Correlates of Violence; Disclosing Violence to Police and Other Supports; What Can be Done to End Violence Against Women?; Back Matter
Summary A comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. It offers long-range proposals, from promoting gender equality and improving service delivery to victims to improved prevention, monitoring and evaluation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-192) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Women -- Violence against -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Crimes against -- Cross-cultural studies.
Family violence -- Cross-cultural studies.
Violence -- Psychological aspects.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Ollus, Natalia.
Nevala, Sami.
ISBN 0387732039 (acid-free paper)
9780387732039 (acid-free paper)