Violence against women : an international perspective /

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Author / Creator:Johnson, Holly (Holly L.), 1956-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : Springer, c2008.
Description:1 online resource (xiii, 287 p.) : ill.
Subject:Women -- Violence against -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Crimes against -- Cross-cultural studies.
Family violence -- Cross-cultural studies.
Violence -- Psychological aspects.
Social Sciences, general.
Criminology & Criminal Justice.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
Family violence.
Violence -- Psychological aspects.
Women -- Crimes against.
Women -- Violence against.
Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Ollus, Natalia.
Nevala, Sami.
9780387732039 (acid-free paper)
0387732039 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-192) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Summary:A comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. It offers long-range proposals, from promoting gender equality and improving service delivery to victims to improved prevention, monitoring and evaluation.
Other form:Print version: Johnson, Holly (Holly L.), 1956- Violence against women. 1st ed. New York : Springer, c2008 9780387732039 0387732039