Companion Reader on Violence Against Women

Companion Reader on Violence Against Women

By: Raquel Kennedy Bergen (editor), Jeffrey L. Edleson (editor), Claire M. Renzetti (editor)Paperback

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The Companion Reader on Violence Against Women complements and parallels the new edition of Renzetti, Sourcebook on Violence Against Women. The first part contains four articles relating to theoretical and methodological issues in researching violence against women. The second part is on types of violence against women, and the third part is on prevention and direct intervention. Each article has commentary and discussion questions to add an element of critical thinking.

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Claire M. Renzetti, Ph.D. is the Judi Conway Patton Endowed Chair in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women, and Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department at the University of Kentucky. She is co-editor with Jeffrey Edleson of the Interpersonal Violence book series for Oxford University Press; and editor of the Gender and Justice book series for University of California Press. She has authored or edited 21 books as well as numerous book chapters and articles in professional journals. Much of her research has focused on the violent victimization experiences of socially and economically marginalized women. Her current research includes an evaluation of a horticultural therapy program at a shelter for battered women, studies examining the relationship between religiosity and intimate partner violence perpetration and victimization, an evaluation of coordinated community services for human trafficking victims, and an evaluation of a human trafficking training program for law enforcement officers. Dr. Renzetti has held elected and appointed positions on the governing bodies of several national professional organizations, including the Society for the Study of Social Problems (President), the American Society of Criminology (Executive Officer), the Eastern Sociological Society (Treasurer), and Alpha Kappa Delta, the sociological honors society (President). She has been honored by the Women and Crime Division of the American Society of Criminology with the Saltzman Award for Contributions to Practice, an award that recognizes a criminologist whose professional accomplishments have increased the quality of justice and the level of safety for women. She is also the 2011 recipient of the Lee Founders Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems in recognition of significant lifetime achievements in research, teaching, and service leading to the betterment of human life. In 2014, she was inducted into the Alumni Wall of Fame by the University of Delaware Alumni Association. Jeffrey L. Edleson, PhD, is Dean and Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Social Welfare. He is Professor Emeritus in the University of Minnesota School of Social Work and founding director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse. He has published more than 130 articles and 12 books on domestic violence, group work, and program evaluation. Edleson recently served on the US National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Raquel Kennedy Bergen is a Professor of Sociology at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her BS from Saint Joseph's University in Sociology and her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author or co-author of numerous scholarly publications and nine books on violence against women including, Wife Rape: Understanding the Response of Survivors and Service Providers; and Issues in Intimate Violence. With Claire Renzetti and Jeff Edleson she edited, Sourcebook on Violence Against Women and Violence Against Women: Classic Statements. She co-edited Violence Against Women: Readings from Social Problems with Claire Renzetti. She is the current Chair of Gender Studies at Saint Joseph's and the faculty moderator for the Rape Education Prevention Program. Her area of expertise is sexual violence in intimate partnerships and she regularly provides workshops around the country to domestic violence and rape crisis programs to address this form of violence. She has volunteered as an advocate for battered women and sexual assault survivors for the past 27 years. Her current research continues in the field of violence against women-analyzing the intersection of women's experiences of physical, sexual and emotional violence with their partners during pregnancy.

Contents

Introduction Part I: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Researching Violence Against Women An ecological model of the impact of sexual assault on women's mental health. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 10, 225-246. (2009) - R. Campbell, E. Dworkin, G. Cabral The capabilities approach and violence against women: Implications for social development. International Social Work, 51, 25-36. (2008) - L. Pyles Collecting reliable information about violence against women safely in household interviews: Experience from a large-scale national survey in South Asia. Violence Against Women, 15, 482-496. (2009) - N. Anderson, A. Cockcroft, N. Ansari, K. Omer, U. U. Chaudhry, A. Khan, L. Pearson Development of the Scale of Economic Abuse. Violence Against Women, 14, 563-588. (2008) - A. E. Adams, C. M. Sullivan, D. Bybee, M. R. Greeson Part II: Types of Violence Against Women The extensive sexual violation and sexual abuse histories of incarcerated women. Violence Against Women, 14, 1090-1127. (2008) - C. Mc-Daniels-Wilson, J. Belknap Gendered war and gendered peace: Truth commissions and post-conflict gender violence: Lessons from South Africa. Violence Against Women, 15 , 1169-1193. (2009) - T. A. Borer (2010). Violence against women and natural disasters: Findings from post-tsunami Sri Lanka. Violence Against Women, 16. (2010) - S. Fisher Understanding human trafficking in the United States. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 10, 3-30. (2009) - T. K. Logan, R. Walker, G. Hunt "You just give them what they want and pray they don't kill you": Street-level sex workers' reports of victimization, personal resources, and coping strategies. Violence Against Women, 9, 1367-1394. (2003) - R. L. Dalla, Y. Xia, H. Kennedy Attitudes toward wife beating: A cross-country study in Asia. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 1371-1397. (2009) - M. Rani, S. Bonu Intersections of immigration and domestic violence: Voices of battered immigrant women. Feminist Criminology, 4, 32-56. (2009) - E. Erez, M. Adelman, C. Gregory Invisible or pathologized? Racial statistics and violence against women of color. Critical Sociology, 34, 193-211. (2008) - K. Ferraro When crises collide: How intimate partner violence and poverty intersect to shape women's mental health and coping. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 10, 306-329. (2009) - L. A. Goodman, K. F. Smyth, A. M. Borges, R. Singer Adult domestic violence in cases of international parental abduction. Violence Against Women, 11, 115-138. (2005) - S. Shetty, J. L. Edleson Domestic violence between same-gender partners: Recent findings and future research. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 20, 149-154. (2005) - J. C. McClennon Part III: Prevention and Direct Intervention Sexual assault support services and community systems: Understanding critical issues and needs in the LGBTQ community. Violence Against Women, 15, 952-976. (2009) - J. L. Todahl, D. Linville, A. Bustin, J. Wheeler, J. Gau Normative misperceptions of abuse among perpetrators of IPV. Violence Against Women, 16, 370-386. (2010) - C. Neighbors, D. D. Walker, L. F. Mbilinyi, A. O'Rourke, J. L. Edleson, J. Zegree, R.A. Roffman Danger zone: Battered mothers and their families in supervised visitation. Violence Against Women, 14, 1313-1325. (2008) - T. Parker, K. Rogers, M. Collins, J. L. Edleson Factors associated with engagement in a police-advocacy home-visit intervention to prevent domestic violence. Violence Against Women, 14, 1430-1450. (2008) - C. S. Stover, A. M. Rainey, M. Berkman, S. Marans Partnering with community-based organizations to reduce intimate partner violence. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 31, 224-257. (2009) - T. Bloom, J. Wagman, R. Hernandez, N. Yrogui, N. Hernandez-Valdovinos, M. Dahlstrom, N. Glass The violence against women campaigns in Latin America. Feminist Criminology, 3, 145-168. (2008) - S. Cole, L. Phillips

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/06/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781412996495
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9781412996495
  • weight: 576
  • ISBN10: 141299649X

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