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Family violence from a global perspective : a strengths-based approach / editors, Sylvia M. Asay, University of Nebraska, Kearney, John DeFrain, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Marcee Metzger, Voices of Hope, Bob Moyer, Family Violence Council.

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Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, [2014]
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xxviii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Subjects:
Family violence -- Case studies.
Summary:
"This one-of-a-kind edited collection draws on the expertise of authors from 16 countries representing 17 cultures to tell the story of domestic violence in their respective parts of the world. The book incorporates a strengths-based approach, including individual, relationship, community, and societal strengths. The collection draws on multiple perspectives (academics, counselors, organizers, activists, and victims) to determine strengths and analyze how they can translate into greater safety for victims, increased accountability of perpetrators, and improved policy formation and research. Each chapter focuses on the lived experiences of victims of intimate partner violence, child abuse, or elder abuse and includes information about the abuser, the family, the community, and the culture."--Publisher's website.
Contents:
Introduction
Africa
Family violence from a global perspective : strengths-based research and case
Studies : the case of South Africa / Busisiwe Nkosi and Priscilla S. Daniels
Domestic violence in Botswana : factors which help women overcome the abuse / Lois R. Mberengwa, Tapologo Maundeni, and Kgomotso K. More
Domestic violence in Kenya : strengths-based research / Jane Rose Njue, Dorothy Rombo, Laura S. Smark, Anne N. Lutomia and Lucy Wandiri Mbirianjau
Asia
Domestic violence in a Chinese cultural context : who gets the blame? / Yan Xia, Cixin Wang, Shuhong Luo, Haiping Wang, and Xiaoyun Zhang
Family violence from an Indian perspective / Lina Kashyap and Trupti Panchal
Marital violence in South Korea / Grace H. Chung and Sun Wha Ok
Europe
Domestic violence against women in Greece / Theodora Kaldi-Koulikidou and Styliani Plevraki
Family violence in Moldova / Sylvia M. Asay, Valentina Bodrug-Lungu and Mihaela Robila
Violence in the modern Russian family / Vladimir I. Zubkov
Latin America
Intrafamilial violence and social vulnerability : a glimpse of the reality in Brazil / Luisa Fernanda Habigzang, Jean Von Hohendorff and Silvia H. Koller
Family violence in Mexico / Rosario Esteinou
The middle east
Contextualizing oppression and family violence in Israel : Israeli and Palestinian experiences / Maha N. Younes
North america
Family violence in Canada / Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Steve McMullin, and Catherine Holtmann
Family violence in the U.S. : a community and a country respond / Marcee Metzger and Bob Moyer
Oceania
Good things come to those who wait : striving to address domestic and family
Violence in Australia / Leanne Schubert, Penny Crofts, and Kerri Bird
Family violence in Aotearoa, New Zealand / E. Catherine Dickey
Epilogue
About the contributors
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Asay, Sylvia M.
ISBN:
9781412999335 (alk. paper)
1412999332 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
826293827