Feminist Advocacy

Feminist Advocacy : Gendered Organizations in Community-Based Responses to Domestic Violence

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Feminist Advocacy: Gendered Organizations in Community Based Responses to Domestic Violence examines feminist advocacy in domestic violence organizations including shelters, the justice system, and child protective services. This book provides an analysis of advocacy responses to shelter rules, protective orders, no-drop prosecution, mandatory arrest, dual arrest, failure to protect, and lost custody. Feminist Advocacy is directed toward social work, human services, or criminology students, advocates and practitioners, academic researchers, and those interested in intimate partner violence.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 210 pages
  • 147.32 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739180347
  • 9780739180341

About Andrea J. Nichols

Andrea J. Nichols is associate professor of sociology at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Feminist Advocacy Chapter 3: Advocacy in the Justice System Chapter 4: Advocacy in Child Protective Services Chapter 5: Advocacy in Shelter Chapter 6: Implications for Theory and Practice Notes Bibliographyshow more

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