Poverty, battered women, and work in U.S. public policy

This text presents findings from research on the intersection of poverty and men's coercive control of their wives and girlfriends. It articulates a progressive feminist human rights-based alternative to the conventional contention that policy should respond to poverty and abuse by reforming wo...

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Main Author: Brush, Lisa Diane
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2011, 2011
Series:Interpersonal violence / Interpersonal violence
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text presents findings from research on the intersection of poverty and men's coercive control of their wives and girlfriends. It articulates a progressive feminist human rights-based alternative to the conventional contention that policy should respond to poverty and abuse by reforming women's character through employment
Physical Description:viii, 197 p. ill
ISBN:9780199897483
0199897484