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Author Ashrafun, Laila, author.

Title Women and domestic violence in Bangladesh : seeking a way out of the cage / Laila Ashrafun.

Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.829209549 ASHR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 180 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian series ; 2.
Routledge/ASAA South Asian publications series ; 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-171) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Methodological choice -- The girlhood and marriage: perceptions and experiences of slum women -- Liberating own space: in quest of self-identity and agency in everyday life -- Women's married life and domestic violence in the slum -- Unveiling domestic violence from the privacy of home -- Legal battles at the counseling center: what do the women get? -- Conclusions.
Subject Family violence -- Bangladesh.
Abused women -- Bangladesh.
Poor women -- Bangladesh -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9780815367765 (hardcover)
0815367767 (hardcover)
9781351256643 (electronic book)