ERIC Number: ED209584
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Violence Against Women: Causes and Prevention. A Literature Search and Annotated Bibliography. Second Edition. Domestic Violence Monograph Series, Number 3.
Wilson, Carolyn F.; Clarenbach, Kathryn F.
A review of current literature about the causes and prevention of violence against women is presented. The materials focus on the common theme of recognizing the victimization of women at all levels of society and include the following topics: (1) the history of violence and subordination of women, (2) sex role socialization, (3) sexism and the law, (4) women's movement responses to the trauma of abuse, and (5) government responses. The annotated bibliography highlights literature dealing with medical aspects, psychological and psychiatric studies, and sociological perspectives. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Office on Domestic Violence.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Univ. Extension. Women's Education Resources.; National Clearinghouse on Domestic Violence, Rockville, MD.