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Battered Wives #2020

Battered Wives By Del Martin Battered Wives The first and still the best general introduction to the problem of abuse this book includes the excellent critical summaries of the legal and political status of battered wives and the extent to whi
  • Title: Battered Wives
  • Author: Del Martin
  • ISBN: 9780912078700
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback
  • Battered Wives By Del Martin The first and still the best general introduction to the problem of abuse, this book includes the excellent critical summaries of the legal and political status of battered wives and the extent to which their immediate predicament must be understood in broad political terms.
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    About "Del Martin"

    1. Del Martin

      Del Martin was born as Dorothy Louise Taliaferro on May 5, 1921, in San Francisco She was the first salutatorian to graduate from George Washington High School She was educated at the University of California, Berkeley and at San Francisco State College, where she studied journalism, and she earned a Doctor of Arts degree from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality She was married for four years to James Martin and retained his name after their divorce She had one daughter, Kendra Mon Martin died on August 27, 2008, at UCSF Hospice in San Francisco from complications of an arm bone fracture She was 87 years old.Her wife, Phyllis, was at her side San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom ordered that the flags at City Hall be flown at half staff in her honor.

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    1. Although the statistics in this book are outdated, the problem is still alive and well in societies around the world It seems since the OJ Simpson trial, domestic violence in the US seems to be taken a little seriously It is amazing to see the how the laws can be misconstrued and leave women in a bad state in regards to abuse There is still much work to be done to tear down antiquated mindsets and funding for mental health issues are a must if society as a whole is to come to some sort of heali [...]



    2. read first in 1979 while in volunteer training for the Manchester, NH Women s Crises Service as a survivor of long term spousal battering it was an eye opener and ave me a bond with all the other women past, present and future who survived male violence I no longer felt isolated or alone I felt empowered by the truth.


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