ERIC Number: EJ360438
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Battered Women: The Transformation of a Social Problem.
Davis, Liane V.
Social Work, v32 n4 p306-11 Jul-Aug 1987
Traces changes in social workers' perspectives on the problem of wife abuse. Divides the changes into three time periods: discovering the problem (1976-79); consolidating the perspectives (1980-82); and transforming the problem of wife abuse (1983-84). Concludes increased focus on individual and couple treatment has deflected attention away from the problem's social origin. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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