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Author Abraham, Margaret, 1960-

Title Speaking the unspeakable : marital violence among South Asian immigrants in the United States / Margaret Abraham.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.84 A159S    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-223) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: framing the issues -- 2. Marriage and family -- 3. Immigrant status and marital violence -- 4. Isolation: alone in a foreign country -- 5. Sexual abuse -- 6. Internal and external barriers: it's not only the abuser -- 7. Fighting back: abused women's strategies of resistance -- 8. Making a difference: South Asian women organizations in the United States -- 9. Looking back, looking ahead: reflections on our transformational politic.
Subject Marital violence -- United States.
Family violence -- United States.
South Asians -- United States -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0813527929 cloth alkaline paper
0813527937 pa. alkaline paper
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