Understanding Violence Against Women

Pages: 225
Item #: 4318570
ISBN: 978-0-309-05425-6
List Price: $14.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $14.95
Copyright: 1996
Format: Hardcover
Note: This book is out of print and no longer available for purchase.

Despite the news coverage and talk shows, the real fundamental nature of violence against women remains unexplored and often misunderstood. Understanding Violence Against Women provides direction for increasing knowledge that can help ameliorate this national problem.

Co-published by the American Psychological Association and National Academy Press.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

  1. Introduction
  2. Nature and Scope of Violence Against Women
  3. Causes and Consequences of Violence Against Women
  4. Prevention and Intervention
  5. Research Infrastructure



  1. Biographical Sketches
  2. Workshop Topics and Speakers