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The Resource Violence against women, James D. Torr, book editor ; Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor

Violence against women, James D. Torr, book editor ; Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor

Label
Violence against women
Title
Violence against women
Statement of responsibility
James D. Torr, book editor ; Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Essays assess the extent of violence against women, discuss causes of the problem, evaluate the effectiveness of current laws, and explore possible solutions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.88/082/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.W65
LC item number
V554 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1974-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Torr, James D.
  • Swisher, Karin
Series statement
Current controversies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Wife abuse
  • Abused women
  • Rape
  • Acquaintance rape
Label
Violence against women, James D. Torr, book editor ; Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Kathryn Masterson
  • The seriousness of female violence against men has been exaggerated
  • Ben Wadham ;
  • No: the problem of violence against women has been exaggerated:
  • The problem of violence against women is exaggerated
  • Armin A. Brott
  • The seriousness of domestic violence is exaggerated for political purposes
  • Frank S. Zepezauer
  • Feminists exaggerate the prevalence of rape
  • Brian Carnell
  • 1. Is violence against women a serious problem?: Yes: violence against women is a serious problem:
  • The incidence of acquaintance rape is inflated
  • Christina Hoff Sommers
  • Female violence against men is a serious problem
  • Philip W. Cook
  • 2. What causes violence against women?:
  • The causes of violence against women; an overview
  • National Research Council
  • Pornography causes violence against women
  • Diana E.H. Russell, interviewed by Ann E. Menasche
  • Pornography does not cause violence against women
  • Violence against women is a serious problem
  • Wendy McElroy
  • Patriarchal customs cause violence against women
  • Charlotte Bunch
  • Capitalism causes violence against women
  • Connie Furdeck
  • Learned gender roles cause violence against women
  • Katherine Hanson and Anne McAuliffe
  • 3. Are current criminal justice approaches to domestic violence effective?: Yes: laws to fight violence against women are necessary:
  • Mandatory arrest laws can reduce violence against women
  • Marion Wanless
  • Ann Jones
  • The violence against women act is just
  • Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
  • Laws that protect women should be fully enforced
  • George Lardner Jr.
  • Strong laws are needed to fight violence against women
  • Robert L. Snow ;
  • No: laws to fight violence against women are misguided:
  • Mandatory arrest laws do not help women
  • Cathy Young
  • The violence against women act is unjust
  • Domestic violence is a serious problem for women
  • Jeremy Rabkin
  • Domestic violence laws are anti-male
  • Sally L. Satel
  • 4. How can violence against women be reduced?:
  • The criminal justice system can reduce violence against women
  • Albert R. Roberts
  • Programs that empower women can reduce violence against women
  • Neil Websdale and Byron Johnson
  • Churches can reduce violence against women
  • Paul A. Cedar
  • Aimee Lee Ball
  • Physicians can reduce violence against women
  • Sarah M. Buel
  • Therapy can reduce violence against women
  • Mary Sikes Wylie
  • Promoting public awareness can reduce violence against women
  • Marissa E. Ghez
  • Rape is a serious problem for women
  • Lynn Hecht Schafran
  • Acquaintance rape is a serious problem for young women
Control code
ocm39497620
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780737700145
Lccn
98035007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 518927
Label
Violence against women, James D. Torr, book editor ; Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Kathryn Masterson
  • The seriousness of female violence against men has been exaggerated
  • Ben Wadham ;
  • No: the problem of violence against women has been exaggerated:
  • The problem of violence against women is exaggerated
  • Armin A. Brott
  • The seriousness of domestic violence is exaggerated for political purposes
  • Frank S. Zepezauer
  • Feminists exaggerate the prevalence of rape
  • Brian Carnell
  • 1. Is violence against women a serious problem?: Yes: violence against women is a serious problem:
  • The incidence of acquaintance rape is inflated
  • Christina Hoff Sommers
  • Female violence against men is a serious problem
  • Philip W. Cook
  • 2. What causes violence against women?:
  • The causes of violence against women; an overview
  • National Research Council
  • Pornography causes violence against women
  • Diana E.H. Russell, interviewed by Ann E. Menasche
  • Pornography does not cause violence against women
  • Violence against women is a serious problem
  • Wendy McElroy
  • Patriarchal customs cause violence against women
  • Charlotte Bunch
  • Capitalism causes violence against women
  • Connie Furdeck
  • Learned gender roles cause violence against women
  • Katherine Hanson and Anne McAuliffe
  • 3. Are current criminal justice approaches to domestic violence effective?: Yes: laws to fight violence against women are necessary:
  • Mandatory arrest laws can reduce violence against women
  • Marion Wanless
  • Ann Jones
  • The violence against women act is just
  • Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
  • Laws that protect women should be fully enforced
  • George Lardner Jr.
  • Strong laws are needed to fight violence against women
  • Robert L. Snow ;
  • No: laws to fight violence against women are misguided:
  • Mandatory arrest laws do not help women
  • Cathy Young
  • The violence against women act is unjust
  • Domestic violence is a serious problem for women
  • Jeremy Rabkin
  • Domestic violence laws are anti-male
  • Sally L. Satel
  • 4. How can violence against women be reduced?:
  • The criminal justice system can reduce violence against women
  • Albert R. Roberts
  • Programs that empower women can reduce violence against women
  • Neil Websdale and Byron Johnson
  • Churches can reduce violence against women
  • Paul A. Cedar
  • Aimee Lee Ball
  • Physicians can reduce violence against women
  • Sarah M. Buel
  • Therapy can reduce violence against women
  • Mary Sikes Wylie
  • Promoting public awareness can reduce violence against women
  • Marissa E. Ghez
  • Rape is a serious problem for women
  • Lynn Hecht Schafran
  • Acquaintance rape is a serious problem for young women
Control code
ocm39497620
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780737700145
Lccn
98035007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 518927

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