Feminist perspectives on wife abuse


    • Yllo, Kersti
    • Bograd, Michele Louise


Feminist perspectives on wife abuse

edited by Kersti Yllö and Michele Bograd

(Sage focus editions, 93)

Sage Publications, c1988

  • : pbk

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Why do men batter their wives? How do women define their experiences of violence? Is wife abuse related to child abuse? How do medical authorities react to wife abuse? This unique volume brings together well-known academics, activists and clinicians who approach these questions from a distinctly feminist perspective. They critically analyze lay and academic theories of wife abuse in order to develop theories that more accurately reflect the experiences of women.


Foreword - Lenore Walker Introduction - Michele Bograd Feminist Perspectives on Wife Abuse PART ONE: THE POLITICS OF RESEARCH Political and Methodological Debates in Wife Abuse Research - Kersti Ylloe Research as Social Action - R Emerson Dobash and Russell P Dobash The Struggle for Battered Women Fear of Crime and the Myth of the Safe Home - Elizabeth A Stanko A Feminist Critique of Criminology PART TWO: FEMINIST RESEARCH Wife Abuse, Husband Abuse, or Mutual Combat? A Feminist Perspective on the Empirical Findings - Daniel G Saunders How Women Define Their Experiences of Violence - Liz Kelly Why do Men Batter Their Wives? - James Ptacek On the Relationship between Wife-Beating and Child Abuse - Lee H Bowker, Michelle Arbitell and J Richard McFerron PART THREE: RETHINKING CLINICAL APPROACHES Treatment Models of Men Who Batter - David Adams A Profeminist Analysis Battered or Schizophrenic? Psychological Tests Can't Tell - Lynne Bravo Rosewater Survivors of Terror - Dee L R Graham, Edna Rawlings and Nelly Rimini Battered Women, Hostages and the Stockholm Syndrome Beyond the `Duty to Warn' - Barbara Hart A Therapist's `Duty to Protect' Battered Women and Children Not so Benign Neglect - Demie Kurtz and Evan Stark The Medical Response to Battering PART FOUR: BUILDING BRIDGES: THEORY AND PRACTICE, ACADEMICS AND ACTIVISTS Collaborative Feminist Research and Myth of Objectivity - Lee Ann Hoff Integrating Feminist Theory and Practice - Ellen Pence and Melanie Shepard The Challenge of the Battered Women's Movement Building Bridges between Activists, Professionals and Researchers - Susan Schecter

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  • ISBN
    • 0803930526
    • 0803930534
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    Newbury Park, Calif.
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    318 p.
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    23 cm
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