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Author Simister, J. (John)

Title Gender based violence : causes and remedies / John Simister
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2012


Description 1 online resource
Series Family issues in the 21st century
Social issues, justice and status
Family issues in the 21st century series.
Social issues, justice and status series.
Contents Introduction -- What is "gender based violence" (GBV)? -- GBV harms women and children -- Prevalence of GBV worldwide -- Attitudes to acceptability of GBV -- Trends in GBV prevalence and attitudes -- Patriarchal culture & "gender deviance neutralization" cause GBV -- Effects of female seclusion and nomadic pastoralism on GBV risk -- GBV is associated with childhood socialization -- GBV is bullying: a stronger person hits a weaker person -- GBV and women's earnings -- Alcohol increases the risk of GBV -- GBV may be related to cortisol -- GBV is sometimes a response to stressful temperatures -- We need a global intervention to reduce GBV -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Wife abuse.
Women -- Violence against.
Family violence.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Domestic Partner Abuse.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Elder Abuse.
Family violence
Wife abuse
Women -- Violence against
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020677590
ISBN 9781619428416