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NCJ Number: 99149 Find in a Library
Title: Women's Shelters, Men's Collectives and Other Issues in the Field of Spouse Abuse
Journal: Victimology  Volume:9  Issue:3-4  Dated:(1984)  Pages:464-476
Author(s): P H Neidig
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 13
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article attempts to articulate several assumptions which seem to be commonly held by those working in the field of spouse abuse.
Abstract: The evidence available to support and refute each assumption is reviewed and the implications inherent in each assumption for the treatment of spouse abuse are examined. Finally, the value of avoiding doctrinaire positions, given the current state of the field is presented. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Abused women; Battered wives; Shelters for Battered Women
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