Cross-Cultural Exploration of Wife Abuse: Problems and Prospects

Cross-Cultural Exploration of Wife Abuse: Problems and Prospects

by Aysan Sev'er
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773485174
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Series:
Studies in Sociology
Pages:
272

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction1
Ch. 1The Family Violence and Woman Abuse Debate: Reviewing the Literature, Posing Alternatives27
Ch. 2Measuring Wife Assault by Surveys: Some Conceptual and Methodological Problems51
Ch. 3Agitators and Peace-Makers: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Older Women and the Abuse of Young Wives79
Ch. 4The Interaction of Cultural and Personality Factors in the Etiology of Wife Assault101
Ch. 5Tradition or Tribulation: Thoughts on Women's Oppression and Wife Abuse in Ghana123
Ch. 6Cash or Kind: Economic Violence and Sexually Transmitted Debt145
Ch. 7Wife Abuse and the Family's Crisis: The Case of Canada173
Ch. 8Criminal Justice Programs for Batterers: Can they Contribute to the Efforts of Ending Violence Against Women?201
Contributors253
Subject Index255

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