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Violence Against Women

Current Theory and Practice in Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence and Exploitation

by Aisha Gill(contrib.) ; Lorraine Radford(contrib.) ; Christine Barter(contrib.) ; Elizabeth Gilchrist(contrib.) ; Marianne Hester(contrib.) ; Nancy Lombard(ed.) ; Alison Phipps(contrib.) ; Nel Whiting(contrib.) ; Lesley McMillan(ed.) ; Melanie McCarry(contrib.) ; Marsha Scott(contrib.) ; Evan Stark(contrib.) ; Kirstein Rummery(contrib.)
Violence Against Women by Aisha Gill
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Violence against women is a pervasive problem in society and responding appropriately to those who experience it and those who perpetrate it is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professions today. This volume seeks to address issues surrounding violence against women at all levels, from its root causes to the specific needs arising in victims of gendered abuse from a particular social or ethnic group. Drawing on the expertise of a range of 'front line' service providers and practitioners as well as academic researchers, it seeks to provide those working in social work and related professions with up-to-date coverage of the major issues pertaining to violence against women, and suggest ways to tackle the rise in violence against women by translating knowledge into effective training and practice.This important book will be essential reading for practising social workers and allied professions, as well as academics and students.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers; December 2012
256 pages; ISBN 9780857003300
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Title: Violence Against Women
Author: Aisha Gill; Lorraine Radford; Christine Barter; Elizabeth Gilchrist; Marianne Hester; Nancy Lombard; Alison Phipps; Nel Whiting; Lesley McMillan; Melanie McCarry; Marsha Scott; Evan Stark; Kirstein Rummery