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Author Sidorsky, Kaitlin N., author.

Title Inequality across state lines : how policymakers have failed domestic violence victims in the United States / Kaitlin N. Sidorsky, Wendy J. Schiller
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2023


Description 1 online resource (xix, 221 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Domestic Violence and Gender Inequality -- Federal Action on Domestic Violence -- Policymaking in the States: Domestic Violence Statutes -- Explaining and Predicting the Adoption of State Domestic Violence Gun Laws -- The View from the Courtroom: Inconsistent Implementation of Domestic Violence Policy at the Local Level -- The Costs of Inequality in Domestic Violence Policies -- Pathways for Improving Women's Human Security
Summary "Every year, one in four women will be victims of domestic violence in the United States. This book shows how and why U.S. domestic violence politics and policies have failed to keep them safe at all income levels, and across racial and ethnic lines"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 06, 2023)
Subject Intimate partner violence -- Government policy -- United States -- States
Women -- Violence against -- United States -- States
Women and human security -- United States -- States
Form Electronic book
Author Schiller, Wendy J., 1964- author.
LC no. 2022045911
ISBN 9781009279154
Other Titles How policymakers have failed domestic violence victims in the US