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Title Tackling men's violence in families : Nordic issues and dilemmas / edited by Maria Eriksson [and others]
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages)
Contents Introd.: Nordic issues and dilemmas / Maria Eriksson and Keith Pringle -- Children, abuse and parental contact in Denmark / Marianne Hester -- Commitments and contradictions : linking violence, parenthood and professionalism / Suvi Keskinen -- "Talking feels like you wouldn't love Dad anymore" / Hannele Forsberg -- Bypassing the relationship between fatherhood and violence in Finnish policy and research / Teija Hautanen -- Marching on the spot? Dealing with violence against women in Norway / Wenche Jonassen -- Children's peace? The possibility of protecting children by means of criminal law and family law / Gudrun Nordborg -- A visible or invisible child? Professionals' approaches to children whose father is violent towards their mother / Maria Eriksson -- "Take my father away from home": children growing up in the proximity of violence / Katarina Weinehall -- Neglected issues in Swedish child protection policy and practice / Keith Pringle -- Tackling men's violence in families / Marianne Hester
Summary Nordic countries are generally regarded as global welfare role models in terms of their image of being gender equal, child-friendly and culturally tolerant. By focusing on the vital welfare issue of violence by men to female partners and/or their children, this book seeks to reconsider this over-simplistic image
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Abused women -- Services for -- Scandinavia.
Family violence -- Scandinavia.
Form Electronic book
Author Eriksson, Maria, 1969-
LC no. 2006271837
ISBN 1281159603
1847421296 (electronic bk.)
9781847421296 (electronic bk.)