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A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Patrizia Romito

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is born of a contradiction: on the one hand, there has been a genuine advance in the awareness of violence against women and children and actions to oppose it. On the other, the violence ... More


Neglected issues in Swedish child protection policy and practice: age, ethnicity and gender

Pringle Keith

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the performance of the Swedish welfare system in terms of the way it responds to violence against children. Such a broadening of the critique also further problematises the idea ... More


Corporal Punishment in Ecological Perspective

James Garbarino

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the concept of developmental risk and opportunity through the sharpened focus of a systems approach to childhood experience. Such an helps to clarify the complexity faced in ... More


Violence and Personhood in Ancient Israel and Comparative Contexts

T. M. Lemos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198784531
eISBN:
9780191827006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784531.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

How should the human body be treated? Should bodies be slaughtered, starved, tortured, sold, and shot in the streets? Whose bodies should be treated in these ways and whose protected from harm? Who ... More


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