International perspectives on family violence and abuse : a cognitive ecological approach /

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Imprint:Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ©2004.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 548 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Family violence -- Cross-cultural studies.
Interpersonal relations and culture.
Cognition and culture.
Context effects (Psychology)
Domestic Violence -- psychology.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Family Relations.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Elder Abuse.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Domestic Partner Abuse.
Cognition and culture.
Context effects (Psychology)
Family violence.
Interpersonal relations and culture.
Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11298203
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Other authors / contributors:Malley-Morrison, Kathleen.
ISBN:1410610802
9781410610805
0805842454
0805842462
1283882388
9781283882385
1135633878
9781135633875
1282321382
9781282321380
9786612321382
6612321385
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:Ask men and women around the world to define and give examples of abuse in families and they give a wide range of responses. What aspects of cultural and historical experience contribute to differences and similarities in the perspectives on family violence held by citizens of different countries? This is one of the questions addressed in this book, in which definitions and examples of abuse from men and women from every continent and a very diverse set of backgrounds are considered. It also provides information on the extent to which family violence is a recognized problem in each country, an.
Other form:Print version: International perspectives on family violence and abuse. Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ©2004 0805842454 0805842462