Evan Stark, Coercive Control—Revitalizing a Movement

Evan Stark, Coercive Control—Revitalizing a Movement Sex Roles (2008) 58:592–594 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9378-y BOOK REVIEW Coercive Control: How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life. By Evan Stark. New York, New York, Oxford University Press, Inc., 2007. 452 pp. ISBN: 978-0-19-515427-6. $35.00 Lauren Bennett Cattaneo Published online: 15 January 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Introduction How Did We Get Here? In Coercive Control, a book of tremendous import to Stark begins by detailing the evolution of the domestic anyone working with the issue of domestic violence, Evan violence revolution, from the establishment of the first Stark does not introduce entirely new ideas. Instead, he shelters in private homes often through the efforts and amplifies and expands what has long been understood as donations of battered women themselves, to the creation of central to the experience of abuse in personal relationships, what he calls “Domestic Violence Inc.”- dramatic changes to but over time has been marginalized in our work and in our the professional response to domestic violence in multiple thinking. The domestic violence revolution transformed systems including the courts, health care, child welfare, and society’s standards for acceptable behavior in relationships. academia. Stark notes that the cultural shift accompanying But its focus on physical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Evan Stark, Coercive Control—Revitalizing a Movement

Sex Roles , Volume 58 (8) – Jan 15, 2008

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