Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

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Drawing on longitudinal interviews, government records, and personal narratives, feminist sociologist Lisa Brush examines the intersection of work, welfare, and battering. Brush contrasts conventional wisdom with illuminating analyses of social change and social structures, highlighting how race and class shape women's experiences with poverty and abuse and how "domestic" violence moves out of the home and follows women to work. Brush's unique interview data on work-related control, abuse, and sabotage, together with ...

Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195398502

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