Family Violence: Battered Women

Family Violence: Battered Womenfocuses on the specific occurrence of violence in the family sphere. Chapter one provides an overview of the changing/evolving definition of family violence, as well as methods of researching instances of violence in the home and the various challenges inherent in conducting such research. Chapter two discusses the varying perspectives that have emerged in academia in regards to the origin of violence, emphasising what each perspective deems as most influential in creating and perpetuating violence. This includes: feminist, social, environmental, systems, economic, exchange, and cultural theories. In Chapter three, Ezazi presents an analysis of data gathered from battered women as well as a summary. [in Persian]

Ezazi, Shahla
Publisher and location: 
Sali Publishers: Tehran