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Domestic Violence

(see also Rape & Child Abuse)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Center for Gender & Refugee Studies. U. of California Hastings Law School.

Domestic Violence Project of Silicon Valley.

Faith Trust Institute (formerly Center for the Prevention of Sexual & Domestic Violence).

Family Violence Prevention Fund

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Sanctuary for Families

In the Library: Articles

Lombardi, Chris. "Justice for battered women," Nation (7/15/02):24-27.

Martinez, Demetria. “Violence against women – a cause for pro-life activists,” National Catholic Reporter (4/21/00):18.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ascione, Frank R. & Phil Arkow. Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, & Animal Abuse: Linking the Circles of Compassion for Prevention & Intervention (West Lafayette IN: Purdue, 1999).

Butterfield, Fox. All God's Children: The Boskey Family & the American Tradition of Violence (NY: Knopf, 1995).

Downs, Donald Alexander. More than Victims: Battered Women, the Syndrome Society, & the Law (Chicago, 1997).

French, Stanley G.; Wanda Teays & Laura M. Purdy (eds.) Violence Against Women: Philosophical Perspectives (Ithaca: Cornell, 1998).

Gordon, Linda. Heroes of their Own Lives: The Politics & History of Family Violence. Boston, 1880-1960 (Urbana: U. Illinois, 200?).

Harris, Miriam Kalman (ed.) Rape, Incest, Battery: Women Writing Out the Pain (Fort Worth: Texas Christian U, 2000).

Hsu, Francis L.K. Rugged Individualism Reconsidered: Essays in Psychological Anthropology (Knoxville: U. Tennessee, 1982). Examines negative aspects, possible key to the frequency of interpersonal violence in our culture.

Jensen, Derrick. A Language Older Than Words (NY: Context, 2000).

Nicholl, Caroline G. From Battering to Bettering: Changing the Lives of Victims of Domestic Violence & their Abusers (Washington: Campaign for an Effective Crime Policy, 1998).

Thorne-Finch, Ron. Ending the Silence: The Origins & Treatment of Male Violence Against Women (Toronto: U. of Toronto, 199?).

In the Library: Fiction

Quindlen, Anna. Black & Blue (NY: Random House, 1998).

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