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Title Feminists negotiate the state : the politics of domestic violence / edited by Cynthia R. Daniels ; with Rachelle Brooks ... [and others].

Published Lanham : University Press of America, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.82920973 FEMI    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 128 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [115]-128).
Contents Foreword: Darlene's Story / Darlene Furey -- Introduction: The Paradoxes of State Power / Cynthia Daniels -- Ch. 1. A History of the State's Response to Domestic Violence in the United States / Elizabeth Felter -- Ch. 2. Naming and Framing the Issues: Demanding Full Citizenship for Women / Laurie Naranch -- Ch. 3. Feminists Negotiate the Executive Branch: The Policing of Male Violence / Anne Sparks -- Ch. 4. Feminists Negotiate the Judicial Branch: Battered Woman's Syndrome / Paris De Soto -- Ch. 5. Feminists Negotiate the Legislative Branch: The Violence Against Women Act / Rachelle Brooks -- Ch. 6. Feminist Strategies: The Terms of Negotiation / The Collective -- App. Feminists and the State: A Theoretical Exploration / Sandra Marshall.
Other author Daniels, Cynthia R.
Brooks, Rachelle.
Subject United States. Violence Against Women Act of 1994.
Wife abuse -- United States.
Abused women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Battered woman syndrome.
Feminism -- United States.
ISBN 0761808833 (cloth : alk. paper)
0761808841 (paperback: alk. paper)