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Until recently, domestic violence, as it has been referred to, was a problem to be dealt with inside the family. In this ground-breaking work, Hattery's unique approach provides a detailed theoretical discussion of race, class, and gender-effects on intimate partner violence and a thoughtful discussion of the interactions of these factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742560734
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/26/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Angela Hattery holds the Zachary T. Smith Reynolds Associate Professorship in Sociology and Women & Gender Studies at Wake Forest University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Chapter One: Setting the Stage Chapter 2 Chapter Two: Individual Factors that Contribute to Intimate Partner Violence Chapter 3 Chapter Three: Structural Supports of Intimate Partner Violence Chapter 4 Chapter Four: Cultural Supports for Intimate Partner Violence Chapter 5 Chapter Five: Race and Intimate Partner Violence Chapter 6 Chapter Six: We Were Made For Each Other: Definitions of Romantic Love and Ties to Interpersonal Violence Chapter 7 Chapter Seven: Where Do We Go From Here?

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