Essays Tagged: "battered women"

Battered Womens Syndrome - A Survey of Contemporary Theories

Battered Womens Syndrome - A Survey of Contemporary TheoriesIn 1991, Governor William Weld modified ... nd permitted women to seek commutation if they could present evidence indicating they suffered from battered women's syndrome. A short while later, the Governor, citing spousal abuse as his impetus, r ... e public's attention and left many Massachusetts residents, lawyers and judges struggling to define battered women's syndrome. In order to help these individuals define battered women's syndrome, the ...

(14 pages) 237 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explication of Adrienne Rich's "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers"

Adrienne Rich did a wonderful job portraying the trials of abused and battered women in this poem. These trials could possibly be explained by Rich being the niece of Aun ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LOVE shouldn't have to HURT

Gondolf and E. Fsher has stated, there are 3 phases that are a part of the abuse, in their article Battered Women as survivors. Domestic violence is mostly among the women who live in poverty and are ... tional Family Violence Research Conference. Durham, New HampshireGondolf, E., with E. Fisher. 1988. Battered women as survivors: An alternative totreating learned helplessness. Lexington, MA: Lexingto ...

(7 pages) 146 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The impact of family violence from an intergenerational perspective & Rational Emotive approach used to assist a client with a history of family violence.

. The woman's movement of the nineteen-seventies helped organize an uprising of shelters to protect battered women and children. An increase of police reports of family violence also heightened public ... . The woman's movement of the nineteen-seventies helped organize an uprising of shelters to protect battered women and children. An increase of police reports of family violence also heightened public ...

(10 pages) 166 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Body image and women's oppression

ID to the Pogues, and walk home barefoot, holding her shoes, alone at dawn; she might baby-sit in a battered-women's shelter one night a month ... or fall in love with her best friend and do something ...

(3 pages) 199 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Pink Eye

When Becky brought her two small children to the battered women's shelter, she never thought that she would be putting her children at risk of contag ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Domestic Violence

nd permitted women to seek commutation if they could present evidence indicating they suffered from battered women's syndrome. A short while later, the Governor, citing spousal abuse as his impetus, r ... e public's attention and left many Massachusetts residents, lawyers and judges struggling to define battered women's syndrome. In order to help these individuals define battered women's syndrome, the ...

(14 pages) 204 2 2.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Victims of Crime

The Battered Woman Syndrome and Criminal LawCriminal law in America has failed to provide a defense that ... minal law in America has failed to provide a defense that adequately protects women who suffer from Battered Women's Syndrome. Battered Women's Syndrome, or BWS, has caused great debate on whether or ... our laws have not developed a defense that sufficiently protects these women. Instead of protecting battered women, United States courtrooms have put these women on trial and found them guilty of murd ...

(15 pages) 124 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Safe House

Safe house What is a safe house? A safe house or battered women's shelter, is much more then four walls and a roof. It is a refuge for victims of dom ...

(2 pages) 503 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Future Plans College Essay

rpet Days and Wellspring; organizations that provide assistance to kids with cancer and shelter for battered women, respectively. I have organized and coached youth cheerleading teams, led youth group ...

(2 pages) 28223 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Unsettling the truth, review essay, Evaluation of Mandatory Arrest/Charging Policy

ated our justice system and impacted in negative ways as well. Through this essay I will argue that battered women's advocates rest their support for mandatory arrest on the deterrence of batterers an ... to think twice about going through the process with their children. In fact "Historical evidence of battered wives' strategies confirms that women avoid the criminal courts whenever alternatives are a ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Domestic Violence Intervention for Women Visiting Accident & Emergency Departments in UK

ncy Departments in UKIntroductionThe emergency department can be said to be the portal of entry for battered women (Olson, Anctil, Fullerton, Brillman, Arbuckle & Sklar, 19-96; Koziol-McLain & ... a current victim (Roberts, O'Toole, Lawrence & Raphael, 19-93).Of the few studies pertaining to battered women that have been carried out in UK, the main focus concerned their life experience in t ...

(29 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases