Engendering Violence: Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence by Myra J. Hird

By Myra J. Hird

Bringing jointly precise foreign learn from the USA, uk, Canada, Australia and Europe, this ebook provides a close exam of the violence perpetrated by means of women and men in the context of formative years, early life and maturity. in response to illuminating empirical reports it appropriately locates the societal implications of violence opposed to ladies and men in addition to the felony, social and public responses to violence. Combining feminism and a comparable research of energy, the ebook offers an advent to the examine of violence ordinarily, and violence opposed to men and women who understand one another particularly. It outlines the main evolutionary, mental, and sociological theories proposed to provide an explanation for this social challenge and the conventional tools of learning this subject. The ebook additionally examines baby violence - within the playground, the study room and the house; adolescent relationship violence and grownup violence, either female and male, inside of cohabiting and marital relationships and violence happening among strangers.

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