Book Review: Surviving Domestic Violence: Gender, Poverty and Agency

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Abstract

This is a book review of the title 'Surviving Domestic Violence: Gender, Poverty and Agency' By Paula Wilcox Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan , 2006 . ISBN 1-403941130

In Surviving Domestic Violence: Gender, Poverty and Agency, Paula Wilcox explores the constraints of gender, domestic violence and poverty in women's lives. The book is structured so that each chapter identifies a ‘key social dimension’: power, emotion, children, home, economic, informal support and community, which are then analysed in relation to women's agency and resistance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-313
Number of pages3
JournalSocial Policy and Administration
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2008

Keywords

  • poverty
  • sociology
  • book review
  • domestic violence
  • gender

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