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Author Simister, J. (John)

Title Gender based violence : causes and remedies / John Simister
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (228 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map
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 Print version record
Subject Family violence.
Wife abuse.
Women -- Violence against.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1619428415 (electronic bk.)
9781619428416 (electronic bk.)