Explaining Violence Against Women in Canada

Explaining Violence Against Women in Canada

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Breaking new methodological ground, Brownridge and Halli argue that it is important to disaggregate different relationship bonds in the study of violence against women. Testing the flaws and misconceptions of previous studies,Explaining Violence Against Women in Canada will be essential reading for all who are concerned with fighting this vexing social ill.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 566.99g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739101668
  • 9780739101667

About Douglas A. Brownridge

Douglas A. Brownridge is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Studies at the University of Manitoba. Shiva S. Halli is Professor of Sociology at the University of Manitoba. She is the author ofHow Minority Status Affects Fertility: Asian Groups in Canada(1987).show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Prevalence and Incidence of Violence Against Women Chapter 3 Explanatory Frameworks Chapter 4 Toward the Development of a Synthesis Chapter 5 Materials and Methods Chapter 6 Descriptive Results Chapter 7 Logistic Regression Results Chapter 8 A Post-Violence Comparison Chapter 9 Conclusion and Implicationsshow more