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Author Stark, Evan.

Title Women at risk : domestic violence and women's health / Evan Stark, Anne Flitcraft.

Publication Info. Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, [1996]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.8292 S795W    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-237) and indexes.
Contents Part 1. Theoretical perspectives. Medicine and patriarchal violence -- Imagining woman battering: social knowledge, social therapy, and patriarchal benevolence -- Part 2. Health consequences. Women and children at risk: a feminist perspective on child abuse -- Killing the beast within: woman battering and female suicidality -- Preventing gendered homicide -- Part 3. Clinical interventions. Personal power and institutional victimization: treating the dual trauma of woman battering -- Clinical violence intervention: lessons from battered women -- Discharge planning with battered women -- Physicians and domestic violence: challenges for prevention.
Subject Wife abuse -- United States.
Family violence -- United States.
Abused wives -- Medical care -- United States.
Abused women -- Medical care -- United States.
Patriarchy -- United States.
Indexed Term Women Abuse
United States
Subject Spouse Abuse -- United States.
Battered Women -- United States.
Domestic Violence -- United States.
Women's Health Services -- United States.
Attitude of Health Personnel -- United States.
Added Author Flitcraft, Anne, 1948-
Other Form: Online version: Stark, Evan. Women at risk. Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c1996 (OCoLC)654272159
ISBN 0803970404 (acid-free paper)
9780803970403 (acid-free paper)
0803970412 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780803970410 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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