Critical Issues on Violence Against Women: International by Holly Johnson,Bonnie S. Fisher,Veronique Jaquier

By Holly Johnson,Bonnie S. Fisher,Veronique Jaquier

Violence opposed to ladies is an international challenge and regardless of a wealth of data and encouraging motion all over the world, it maintains unabated. Bringing jointly some of the best in overseas scholarship with a wealthy number of pedagogical good points, this leading edge new textbook on violence opposed to ladies is in particular designed to impress debate, interrogate assumptions and inspire severe pondering this international factor.

This publication offers a number serious reflections at the strengths and barriers of responses to violent crimes opposed to ladies and the way they've got developed thus far. every one part is brought with an outline of a specific subject through knowledgeable within the box, by way of considerate reflections by way of researchers, practitioners, or advocates that include new learn findings, a brand new initiative, or cutting edge principles for reform. subject matters coated include:

  • advances in size of violence opposed to women,

  • justice method responses to intimate accomplice violence and sexual assault,

  • victim difficulty and advocacy,

  • behaviour switch courses for abusers, and

  • prevention of violence opposed to ladies.

Each part is supplemented with studying pursuits, serious pondering questions and lists of additional interpreting and assets to inspire dialogue and to assist scholars to understand the contested nature of coverage. The cutting edge constitution will deliver debate alive within the school room or seminar and makes the booklet ideal examining for classes on violence opposed to girls, gender and crime, victimology, and crime prevention.

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