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Unsettling truths : battered women, policy, politics, and contemporary research in Canada / Edited by Kevin D. Bonnycastle and George S. Rigakos.

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Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Call Number

HV 6626.23 .C2 U6 1998

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Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Description

176 p. ; 23 cm.

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Contents

1. The "truth" about battered women as contested terrain / Kevin Bonnycastle & George S. Rigakos. -- 2. But women do it too: the contexts and nature of female-to-male violence in Canadian heterosexual dating relationships / Walter S. DeKeseredy & Brian D. MacLean. -- 3. Beyond a one-dimensional view: the politics of family violence in Canada / Reena Sommer. -- 4. The criminalization of violence against women: feminist demands and patriarchal accommodation / Dawn H. Currie. -- 5. Woman-to-woman abuse: analyzing extant accounts of lesbian battering / Ellen Faulkner. -- 6. Aboriginal women: invisible victims of violence / Sharon D. McIvor & Teressa Nahanee. -- 7. Mandatory charging: the Manitoba model / E. Jane Ursel. -- 8. The politics of protection: battered women, protection orders, and police subculture / George S. Rigakos. -- 9. Committing "race treason": battered women and mandatory arrest in Toronto's Caribbean community / Karen Flynn & Charmaine Crawford. -- 10. Do we need to syndromize women's experiences: the limitations of the "Battered Woman Syndrome" / Elizabeth Comack. -- 11. Battered Woman's Syndrome evidence: its impact on juror's decisions / Regina A. Schuller. -- 12. Reforming men who batter: the growth and influence of batterer programs / Jurgen Dankwort. -- 13. "Everybody had black eyes ... nobody don't say nothing": intimate violence, aboriginal women, and the justice system response / Anne McGillivray & Brenda Comaskey. -- 14. Struggles for social justice: criminalization and alternatives / Laureen Snider. -- 15. Does law outlaw women / Dany Lacombe. -- 16. The futures of research on "woman battering" / Kevin Bonnycastle & George S. Rigakos.

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