Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts: A Re-examination of by Sarah Wendt,Lana Zannettino

By Sarah Wendt,Lana Zannettino

Overwhelmingly, it really is girls who're the sufferers of household violence and this ebook places women’s reports of household violence at its centre, when acknowledging their many assorted and intricate identities.

Concentrating at the numerous different types of family abuse and its incidence and manifestations inside assorted contexts, it argues that gender is centrally implicated within the certain elements that form violence throughout these kinds of components. person chapters define the reports of:

  • Mothers

  • Older women

  • Women with spiritual affiliations

  • Refugee ladies

  • Rural ladies

  • Aboriginal ladies

  • Women in same-sex relationships

  • Women with highbrow disabilities.

Exploring how family violence throughout various contexts affects on diversified women’s reviews and understandings of abuse, this leading edge paintings attracts on post-structural feminist idea and the way those rules view, and very likely permit, gendered factors of family violence. Domestic Violence in different Contexts is appropriate for teachers and researchers drawn to matters round violence and gender.

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