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|This unique text explores the multitude of ways that sexism and violence profoundly affect women's lives – from sexist language to economic inequalities to sexual harassment and assault. Each chapter includes both policy and practice implications and a continuum model pulls together the various ways women are oppressed in society. Poetry, editorial cartoons, women's personal accounts of violence in their lives, and interesting boxed material engage students.|
1.Presenting the Continuum: A Brief Overview.
2.Women's Institutional Status.
5.Economic Assault on Women.
6.Controlling Women's Bodies: Health and Reproductive Freedom.
7.Pornography and Prostitution.
8.Sexual Harassment: Assaults on Women at Work and at School.
9.Women Who Are Battered.
11.Battered Women Who Kill and Femicide: The Final Acts of Violence against Women.
12.Personal and Professional Implications: A Conversation with Social Workers.