Men’s Violence Against Women: From Prevalence to Prevention

Men’s Violence Against Women: From Prevalence to Prevention Sex Roles (2007) 57:929–931 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9287-0 BOOK REVIEW Men’s Violence Against Women: From Prevalence to Prevention Men’s Violence Against Women: Theory, Research and Activism by Christopher Kilmartin and Julie Allison (2007). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates; 278 pp. $66.00. (Hardcover). ISBN-10: 0805857710 Jill Cermele Published online: 10 August 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Men’s violence against women, broadly defined, remains a violence, and information to motivate scholarship and serious individual, social and cultural problem. In light of the activism in prevention. ongoing backlash regarding violence against women, and In the first chapter, Kilmartin and Allison review recent and particularly recent papers which claim that gender is irrelevant current statistics on rape and sexual assault, intimate partner and problematic in conversations and scholarship about violence, sexual harassment, and stalking; while they delib- violence against women (e.g., Felson 2006), Men’s Violence erately focus on female victims, they include a brief Against Women: Theory, Research and Activism is a timely discussion of male victims of gender violence, focusing on publication by Christopher Kilmartin and Julie Allison. From gay men and the link between homophobia and the the start, the authors underscore the importance of acknowl- feminization of victims. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Men’s Violence Against Women: From Prevalence to Prevention

Sex Roles , Volume 57 (12) – Aug 10, 2007

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2007 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-007-9287-0
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Sex Roles (2007) 57:929–931 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9287-0 BOOK REVIEW Men’s Violence Against Women: From Prevalence to Prevention Men’s Violence Against Women: Theory, Research and Activism by Christopher Kilmartin and Julie Allison (2007). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates; 278 pp. $66.00. (Hardcover). ISBN-10: 0805857710 Jill Cermele Published online: 10 August 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Men’s violence against women, broadly defined, remains a violence, and information to motivate scholarship and serious individual, social and cultural problem. In light of the activism in prevention. ongoing backlash regarding violence against women, and In the first chapter, Kilmartin and Allison review recent and particularly recent papers which claim that gender is irrelevant current statistics on rape and sexual assault, intimate partner and problematic in conversations and scholarship about violence, sexual harassment, and stalking; while they delib- violence against women (e.g., Felson 2006), Men’s Violence erately focus on female victims, they include a brief Against Women: Theory, Research and Activism is a timely discussion of male victims of gender violence, focusing on publication by Christopher Kilmartin and Julie Allison. From gay men and the link between homophobia and the the start, the authors underscore the importance of acknowl- feminization of victims.

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Published: Aug 10, 2007

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