Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 July 2011

208 Pages | 4 line-cuts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195398502

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

Lisa D. Brush

Interpersonal Violence

  • Provides an intersectional approach to race, poverty, welfare, and battering
  • Links poverty and battering as issues of human rights and social inclusion
  • Critiques traditional solutions to battering and poverty that seek to control women's behavior and character through employment incentives
  • Weaves together quantitative and qualitative data

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