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9780742530546

Violence Against Women

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742530546

  • ISBN10:

    074253054X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-06-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Summary

This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be considered among the most influential in the development of the sociological study of violence against women.

Table of Contents

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Introduction: The Emergence of Violence against Women as a Social Problem 1(14)
Claire M. Renzetti
Raquel Kennedy Bergen
Part I Forms of Violence against Women
``Riding the Bull at Gilley's'': Convicted Rapists Describe the Rewards of Rape
15(16)
Diana Scully
Joseph Marolla
The Myth of Sexual Symmetry in Marital Violence
31(24)
Russell P. Dobash
R. Emerson Dobash
Margo Wilson
Martin Daly
Safe Conduct: Women, Crime, and Self in Public Places
55(22)
Carol Brooks Gardner
On Being Stalked
77(32)
Robert M. Emerson
Kerry O. Ferris
Carol Brooks Gardner
The Locker Room and the Dorm Room: Workplace Norms and the Boundaries of Sexual Harassment in Magazine Editing
109(22)
Kirsten Dellinger
Christine L. Williams
Part II Institutional Responses to Violence against Women
Prosecutorial Justifications for Sexual Assault Case Rejection: Guarding the ``Gateway to Justice''
131(36)
Cassia Spohn
Dawn Beichner
Erika Davis-Frenzel
Gender, Accounts, and Rape Processing Work
167(24)
Patricia Yancey Martin
Policing Woman Battering
191(16)
Kathleen J. Ferraro
Emergency Department Responses to Battered Women: Resistance to Medicalization
207(16)
Demie Kurz
The Social Construction of Deviance: Experts on Battered Women
223(20)
Donileen R. Loseke
Spencer E. Cahill
Part III Feminist Activism and Social Change
The Battered Woman Movement and the Creation of the Wife Beating Problem
243(18)
Kathleen J. Tierney
Identity, Strategy, and Feminist Politics: Clemency for Battered Women Who Kill
261(20)
Patricia Gagne
Sources 281(2)
Index 283(14)
About the Editors 297

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