ISBN-10:
0803986866
ISBN-13:
9780803986862
Pub. Date:
10/11/1993
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Leaving Abusive Partners: From the Scars of Survival to the Wisdom for Change / Edition 1

Leaving Abusive Partners: From the Scars of Survival to the Wisdom for Change / Edition 1

by Catherine Kirkwood, C. Kirkwood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803986862
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/11/1993
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Catherine Kirkwood has a Ph D in Women's Studies from the University of York and currently facilitates support groups for abused and formerly abused women.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Face of a 'Battered Woman'
Traditional Approaches to Understanding Woman Abuse
Towards a New Perspective
Women's Experiences of Emotional Abuse
Emotional Abuse and the Dynamics of Control
Obstacles to Securing Independence
The Impact of Abuse and the Context in which Formerly Abused Women Seek Healing
Victims and Survivors
Concepts and Issues Central to Women's Action for Change
Conclusion

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