Violence in the Family

A Culture of Violence, Issues for the Nineties, Vol. 59, pp. 7-9,1996

Posted: 21 Jan 2011

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Patricia L. Easteal

University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice

Abstract

This chapter looks at how violence against women is about control. Easteal explains that this control is exerted in a variety of ways in addition to physical battery. The chapter also describes the dynamics of abuse and its multi-faceted impact on the victims.

Keywords: violence and family, violence against women, domestic violence, battery, victims

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Easteal, Patricia L., Violence in the Family. A Culture of Violence, Issues for the Nineties, Vol. 59, pp. 7-9,1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1743913

Patricia L. Easteal (Contact Author)

University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice ( email )

Australia

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