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Family Violence

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Title: Family violence
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012
Characteristics: 242 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Diane Andrews Henningfeld, book editor
Contents: Family violence and intimate partner abuse
Viewpoint title: family violence in the United States : an overview
Viewpoint title: in Ireland, women bear the brunt of family violence / Carol Hunt
Viewpoint title: in Australia, some men are abused by their intimate partners / Andrea Mayes
Viewpoint title: in Tanzania, family violence affects many women / Rosemary Mirondo
Viewpoint title: in Vietnam, many women are abused by their partners / General Statistics Office of Vietnam
Viewpoint title: in Scotland, many victims of family violence remain silent / Tanya Thompson
Viewpoint title: in Japan, spousal abuse remains hidden / David McNeill and Chie Matsumoto
Viewpoint title: in the United States, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people experience intimate partner abuse / Avy A. Sholnik, et. al
Dowry violence, bride burning and honor killings
Viewpoint title: in Pakistan, dowry disputes lead to violence / Rakhshinda Parveen
Viewpoint title: in India, bride burning is a significant problem / Nehaluddin Ahmad
Viewpoint title: in Bangladesh, the custom of dowry leads to abuse / Kaushalya Ruwanthika Ariyathilaka
Viewpoint title: in iraq, honor killings subjugate women / Terri Judd
Viewpoint title: the United States should differentiate honor killings from domestic violence / Phyllis Chesler
Viewpoint title: jordan cracks down on honor killings / Tom A. Peter
Family violence and children
Viewpoint title: worldwide, children suffer from family violence / Paulo Seacutergio Pinheiro
Viewpoint title: in china and other Asian countries, girl babies are the victims of family violence / The Economist
Viewpoint title: the World Health Organization calls for the elimination of female genital mutilation (FGM) / The World Health Organization
Viewpoint title: in Uganda, the practice of FGM continues despite the law / Frederick Womakuyu
Viewpoint title: FGM is practiced in parts of Europe / Laura Schweiger
Viewpoint title: divorce can lead to violence directed at children / Graeme Hamilton
Viewpoint title: parricide in the United States / Kathleen M. Heide
Family violence and elders
Viewpoint title: elders must seek help when abused / Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Viewpoint title: in India, the abuse of older people by family members is increasing / Mala Kapur Shankardass
Viewpoint title: in Malaysia, elder abuse must be reported and prevented / Esther G. Ebenezer
Viewpoint title: some Chinese senior citizens in the United States suffer elder abuse / Rong Xiaoqing
Viewpoint title: in Taiwan, suicide rates among the elderly are especially high / Jenny W. Hsu
Additional Contributors: Henningfeld, Diane Andrews
ISBN: 0737756519
Branch Call Number: 362.8292 F1988 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Family violence Prevention Family violence Case studies
Topical Term: Family violence
Family violence
LCCN: 2011026844
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