Voices Against Violence Electronic Resource

Author: Delanie Woodlock
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ISBN: 9780992442200
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Voices Against Violence Electronic Resource from the Author: Delanie Woodlock. Voices against Violence is a research project that is being undertaken in collaboration with Women with Disabilities Victoria, the Office of the Public Advocate and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria. The project investigated the circumstances of women with disabilities of any kind (including physical disabilities, mental ill health a nd cognitive impairments) who have experienced violence. Paper 1 is a summary of all the Papers that are part of this project.

Voices Against Violence Research Project Paper 6

Author: Delanie Woodlock
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ISBN: 9780992442248
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Voices Against Violence Research Project Paper 6 from the Author: Delanie Woodlock. This paper is one of a series of publications for the Voices Against Violence Research Project. This paper outlines the findings of twenty interviews with Victorian women with disabilities about their experiences of violence.

Domestic Violence Advocacy

Author: Jill Davies
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483322351
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Domestic Violence Advocacy from the Author: Jill Davies. Domestic Violence Advocacy: Complex Lives/Difficult Choices, Second Edition is a comprehensive and highly practical resource for anyone working with domestic violence victims. The essential elements and values of the victim-defined approach provide the foundation for a completely revised exploration of all victims’ perspectives and advocates’ roles. Authors Jill Davies and Eleanor Lyon draw on the far-reaching progress and increased knowledge of the field and delve deeply into the experiences of victims, their perspectives and decision-making, culture, and risks. Attentive to the real- world context of limited time, resources, and options for victims and for advocates, this enlightening text focuses on what is feasible and offers ideas for working within such constraints.

Transgender Voices

Author: Lori B. Girshick
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781584656456
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Transgender Voices from the Author: Lori B. Girshick. In this extraordinary book, based on 150 in-depth interviews, Lori B. Girshick, a sociologist and social justice activist, brings together the voices of sex- and gender-diverse people who speak with absolute candor about their lives. Girshick presents transpeople speaking in their own voices about identity, coming out, passing, sexual orientation, relationship negotiations and the dynamics of attraction, homophobia (including internalized fears), and bullying. She exposes the guilt and the shame that "gender police" use in their attempts to exert control and points out the many ways transpeople are discriminated against in daily life, from filling out identification documents to gender-segregated bathrooms. By showing us a variety of descriptions of diverse real lives and providing a thorough exploration of the embodied experiences of gender variant people, Girshick demonstrates that there is nothing inherently binary about gender, and that the way each of us experiences our own gender is, in fact, normal and natural.

Denial Of Violence

Author: Fatma Müge Göçek
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 019933420X
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Denial Of Violence from the Author: Fatma Müge Göçek. To this day, the Turkish state officially denies that what happened to the Armenians in 1915 was genocide, while the Western scholarly community is almost in full agreement that what happened to the forcefully deported Armenian subjects of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 was genocide, in which approximately 800,000 to 1.5 million Armenians perished. This book studies why denial of collective violence persists in Turkish state and society.

Violence Against Latina Immigrants

Author: Roberta Villalon
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814788264
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Violence Against Latina Immigrants from the Author: Roberta Villalon. Caught between violent partners and the bureaucratic complications of the US Immigration system, many immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to abuse. For two years, Roberta VillalĂłn volunteered at a nonprofit group that offers free legal services to mostly undocumented immigrants who had been victims of abuse. Her innovative study of Latina survivors of domestic violence explores the complexities at the intersection of immigration, citizenship, and violence, and shows how inequality is perpetuated even through the well-intentioned delivery of vital services. Through archival research, participant observation, and personal interviews, Violence Against Latina Immigrants provides insight into the many obstacles faced by battered immigrant women of color, bringing their stories and voices to the fore. Ultimately, VillalĂłn proposes an active policy advocacy agenda and suggests possible changes to gender violence-based immigration laws, revealing the complexities of the lives of Latina immigrants as they confront issues of citizenship, gender violence, and social inequalities.

Domestic Violence At The Margins

Author: Natalie J. Sokoloff
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813535700
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Domestic Violence At The Margins from the Author: Natalie J. Sokoloff. "This is a thoughtful and scholarly addition to the unfortunately scarce literature on domestic violence and oppression in all its forms."--Jacquelyn C. Campbell, Anna D. Wolf Chair, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing "An exciting and powerful collection that eloquently critiques some of the current thinking in domestic violence and raises key concerns for advocates and scholars working in the area."--Sujata Warrier, president, board of directors, Manavi: An organization for South Asian women "Sokoloff has assembled an impressive array of authors who challenge us to 'think outside of our contemporary domestic violence box.'"--Angela M. Moore Parmley, chief, violence and victimization research division, National Institute of Justice This groundbreaking anthology reorients the field of domestic violence research by bringing long-overdue attention to the structural forms of oppression in communities marginalized by race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, or social class. Reprints of the most influential recent work in the field as well as more than a dozen newly commissioned essays explore theoretical issues, current research, service provision, and activism among Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, and lesbians. The volume rejects simplistic analyses of the role of culture in domestic violence by elucidating the support systems available to battered women within different cultures, while at the same time addressing the distinct problems generated by that culture. Together, the essays pose a compelling challenge to stereotypical images of battered women that are racist, homophobic, and xenophobic. The most up-to-date and comprehensive picture of domestic violence available, this anthology is an essential text for courses in sociology, criminology, social work, and women's studies. Beyond the classroom, it provides critical information and resources for professionals working in domestic violence services, advocacy, social work, and law enforcement.

Intimate Violence Against Women

Author: Shelly L. Marmion
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275989675
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Intimate Violence Against Women from the Author: Shelly L. Marmion. At least 1.8 million women annually in the United States are beaten by their intimate partners - husbands, boyfriends, girlfriends and lovers. And that is only the number reported physically abused. It does not account for those who remain silent, or go through abuse that is emotional or psychological. In this concise work that covers an array of types of abuse, a team of writers show us the prevelance of this type of abuse,the risk factors for becoming a target, medical and psychological consequences, legal issues and effective treatments for recovery. This book also dispels myths about intimate violence, including the notion that one can identify a potential perpetrator. The most current research, theory and advocacy on this topic is presented so the reader will have the knowledge to help herself or others who are being abused.

Getting Played

Author: Jody Miller
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814795757
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Getting Played from the Author: Jody Miller. 2010 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the American Sociological Association; Race, Gender, and Class Section 2008 Finalist, The Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award Much has been written about the challenges that face urban African American young men, but less is said about the harsh realities for African American young women in disadvantaged communities. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and even gang rape are not uncommon experiences. In Getting Played, sociologist Jody Miller presents a compelling picture of this dire social problem and explores how inextricably, and tragically, linked violence is to their daily lives in poor urban neighborhoods. Drawing from richly textured interviews with adolescent girls and boys, Miller brings a keen eye to the troubling realities of a world infused with danger and gender-based violence. These girls are isolated, ignored, and often victimized by those considered family and friends. Community institutions such as the police and schools that are meant to protect them often turn a blind eye, leaving girls to fend for themselves. Miller draws a vivid picture of the race and gender inequalities that harm these communities—and how these result in deeply and dangerously engrained beliefs about gender that teach youths to see such violence—rather than the result of broader social inequalities—as deserved due to individual girls' flawed characters, i.e., she deserved it. Through Miller's careful analysis of these engaging, often unsettling stories, Getting Played shows us not only how these young women are victimized, but how, despite vastly inadequate social support and opportunities, they struggle to navigate this dangerous terrain.

Responding To Domestic Violence

Author: Eve S Buzawa
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412956390
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Responding To Domestic Violence from the Author: Eve S Buzawa. This new edition of the authors’ best-selling text explores the response to domestic violence today, not only by the criminal justice system, but also by social service and health care agencies. After providing a brief theoretical overview of the causes of domestic violence and its prevalence in our society and its causes, the authors cover such key topics as barriers to intervention, variations in arrest practices, the role of state and federal legislation, and case prosecution. Focusing on both victims and offenders, the book includes unique chapters on models for judicial intervention, domestic violence and health, and children and domestic violence.