Home Truths about Domestic Violence
Feminist Influences on Policy and Practices: a Reader
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Home Truths about Domestic Violence by Jalna Hanmer
Book DescriptionWhile men's violence to women is an everyday culturally supported activity, this reader demonstrates: that men's violence can be curtailed and that women and children can be assisted effectively; that state policies and provision can be improved; and that women can actively participate in the resolution of their difficulties. Bringing together new work and key papers Home Truths About Domestic Violence provides a comprehensive overview and up-to-date account of the progress so far, and identifies what still needs to be done. Areas covered include: * womens experience of violence * childrens experience of violence * personal experiences of the justice system * state policies on violence in the US and UK * educational programmes and initiatives. This substantial Reader makes a significant contribution to the understanding of domestic violence from both a policy and a practice perspective. Together with its companion volume Home Truths About Child Sexual Abuse it provides an in-depth resource for a wide range of teachers, students and professionals, highlighting the diverse and complex dimensions of the problem of domestic violence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415241564
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jalna Hanmer
Home Truths about Domestic Violence: Feminist Influences on Policy and Practices, Paperback (February 2001)
This reader looks at the nature of domestic violence upon children, the effects it has upon children, the social policy and the feminist viewpoint, interventions with men, and current initiatives.
Women and Social Work, Paperback (April 1999)
In this text, the changes in the lives of women using social services and women working in them are sensitively charted with the aim of reflecting on how non-sexist women-centred practice can be nurtured and developed.
Working with Violence, Hardback (May 1994)» View all books by Jalna Hanmer
This text examines the experience of feminists working with the effects of men's violence in a range of key areas: with rape survivors; with battered wives; with women whose children have been sexually abused; with prostitutes; and with male abusers. It also suggests strategies for the future.
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