Dangerous Exits

Dangerous Exits

Escaping Abusive Relationships in Rural America

eBook - 2009
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Strikingly, scant attention has focused on the victimization of women who want to leave their hostile partners. Dangerous Exits, a groundbreaking work challenges the perception that rural communities are safe havens from the brutality of urban living. Identifying hidden crimes of economic blackmail and psychological mistreatment, and the complex relationship between patriarchy and abuse, Walter S. DeKeseredy and Martin D. Schwartz propose concrete and effective solutions, giving voice to women who have often suffered in silence.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 165 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Schwartz, Martin D.


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