Sourcebook on Violence Against Women (2nd Revised edition)

Sourcebook on Violence Against Women (2nd Revised edition)

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

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The new edition of this vital resource provides extensive coverage of the current state of research, theory, prevention, and intervention regarding violence against women. Each of the 18 chapters belongs to one of three parts: theoretical and methodological issues in researching violence against women, types of violence against women, or prevention and direct intervention. The editors and contributing authors have crafted their work to encourage discussion and debate and also to address issues of diversity and cultural contexts, as well as to examine inequalities of race and ethnicity, social class, physical ability, sexual orientation, and geographic location. Key updates to this edition include the following: a new and autobiographical reflections piece that appears at the end of each chapter; and six completely new chapters that address new and emerging topics, including assessment (Chapter 3), sexual harassment (Chapter 4), the effects of pornography (Chapter 7), cross-cultural issues (Chapter 8), the role of the economy (Chapter 9), primary prevention (Chapter 11), and school-based programs and interventions. Another recent subject the authors include is the role of faith-based initiatives. The book's foreword is jointly written by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Al Franken (D-MN), both Congressional advocates on behalf of victims of violence against women.

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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.


Foreword to the Second Edition Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator Al Franken Foreword to the First Edition Senator Paul D. Wellstone and Sheila Wellstone Preface - Claire Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson, Raquel Kennedy Bergen Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson, and Raquel Kennedy Bergen PART I: THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN RESEARCHING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Chapter 1. Theoretical and Definitional Issues in Violence Against Women Walter S. DeKeseredy and Martin D. Schwartz Personal Reflection: Evan Stark Chapter 2. Research Methods, Measures, and Ethics Veronique Jaquier, Holly Johnson, and Bonnie S. Fisher Personal Reflection: Ronet Bachman Chapter 3. Assessing Violence Against Women in Practice Settings: Processes and Tools Practitioners Can Use Sherry Hamby and Sarah L. Cook Personal Reflection: Mary Ann Dutton PART II: TYPES OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Chapter 4. Sexual Harassment: Violence Against Women at Work and in Schools Phoebe Morgan and James C. Gruber Personal Reflection: Nan Stein Chapter 5. Defining the Scope of Sexual Violence Against Women Rebecca Campbell and Stephanie M. Townsend Personal Reflection: Carolyn West Chapter 6. Intimate Partner Violence Against Women Kathleen C. Basile and Michele C. Black Personal Reflection: Barbara Hart Chapter 7. Pornography Ana J. Bridges and Robert Jensen Personal Reflection: Gail Dines Chapter 8. Cultural Issues in Violence Against Women Lisa Aronson Fontes and Kathy A. McCloskey Personal Reflection: Anita Raj Chapter 9. Economic Issues and Intimate Partner Violence Claire M. Renzetti Personal Reflection: Jill Davies PART III: PREVENTION AND DIRECT INTERVENTION Chapter 10. State, National, and International Legal Initiatives to Address Violence Against Women: A Survey Leigh Goodmark Personal Reflection: Kiersten Stewart Chapter 11. Primary Prevention Corrine Meltzer Graffunder, Rebecca Cline, and Karen G. Lane Personal Reflection: Esta Soler Chapter 12. Sexual Assault Services Raquel Kennedy Bergen and Shana L. Maier Personal Reflection: Pamela Teaster Chapter 13. An Overview of Community-Based Services for Battered Women Nicole E. Allen, Sadie E. Larsen, and Angela L. Walden Personal Reflection: Valli Kalei Kanuha Chapter 14. Violence Against Women and the Criminal Justice Response Susan L. Miller, LeeAnn Iovanni, and Kathleen D. Kelley Personal Reflection: Kathleen Ferraro Chapter 15. Health Care for Survivors of Partner and Sexual Violence Rebecca J. Macy, Dania M. Ermentrout, and Natalie B. Johns Personal Reflection: Ann Coker Chapter 16. Faith-Based Programs and Interventions Tameka L. Gillum and Shondrah Tarrezz Nash Personal Reflection: Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune Chapter 17. School-Based Dating Violence Prevention: From Single Events to Evaluated, Integrated Programming Claire V. Crooks, Peter G. Jaffe, David A. Wolfe, Ray Hughes, and Debbie Chiodo Personal Reflection: Jackson Katz Chapter 18. Intervening With Men for Violence Prevention Richard M. Tolman and Jeffrey L. Edleson Personal Reflection: Edward Gondolf Author Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781412971669
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9781412971669
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 1412971667
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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