Intimate Betrayal: Domestic Violence in Lesbian by Ellyn Kaschak

By Ellyn Kaschak

aid ease the key pain of lesbians in abusive relationships!

Why is woman-on-woman violence so frequently neglected or discounted? Intimate Betrayal: family Violence in Lesbian Relationships uncovers the hidden challenge of lesbians who damage the ladies they love. This long-needed e-book brings jointly concept, perform, and examine to indicate new and fruitful how you can comprehend, hinder, and deal with this universal challenge.

Intimate Betrayal offers new empirical study into the mental and sociocultural motives of abuse. As a number of of the bankruptcy authors reveal, neither conventional feminist theories approximately energy nor heterosexist paradigms clarify the explanations, dynamics, or remedy of this challenge. notwithstanding, the recent learn offered the following indicates precious diagnostic standards and powerful remedies.

Intimate Betrayal analyzes the criteria that give a contribution to lesbian household violence, together with:

  • heterosexism and homophobia
  • minority tension
  • emotional isolation and shortage of neighborhood ties
  • revictimization of girls who've formerly suffered abuse

The thorough literature assessment integrated finds the paucity of cognizance that has been paid to this challenge. Intimate Betrayal indicates fascinating new types for liberating girls from family violence, together with using scientific and neighborhood assets and liberation theology. group activists, counselors, and psychologists may be intrigued by way of the insightful research of the basis motives of lesbian-on-lesbian violence and the dear remedy feedback. Researchers will welcome the hot avenues it opens for added learn.

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