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Violence Against Women “Must Reads”
¨ Brewster, S. (2000) To Be An Anchor in the Storm: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women.
¨ Browne, A. (1989) When Battered Women Kill.
¨ Brownmiller, S. (1993) Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape.
¨ Davies, J., Lyon, E. & Monti-Catania, D. (1998) Safety Planning with Battered Women: Complex Lives/Difficult Choices.
¨ Edelson, J. & Jaffe, P. (1994) Ending the Cycle of Violence: Community Responses to Children of Battered Women.
¨ Finkelhor, D. & Yllo, K. (1985) License to Rape: Sexual Abuse of Wives.
¨ Jones, A. (2000) Next Time She’ll Be Dead: Battering and How to Stop It.
¨ Levy, B. (1998) In Love and In Danger: A Teen’s Guide to Breaking Free from Abusive Relationships.
¨ Lobel, K (Ed.) (1986) Naming The Violence: Speaking Out About Lesbian Battering.
¨ Nicarthy, G. (1990) Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life.
¨ Ptacek, J. (1999) Battered Women in the Courtroom: The Power of Judicial Responses.
¨ Raphael, J. (2000) Saving Bernice: Battered Women, Welfare and Poverty.
¨ Richie, B. (1995) Compelled to Crime: The Gender Entrapment of Battered Black Women.
¨ Schechter, S. (1983) Women and Male Violence: The Visions and Struggles of the Battered Women’s Movement.
¨ Schechter, S. & Jones, A.R. (1993) When Love Goes Wrong: What to Do When You Can’t Do Anything Right.