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MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE U.S.



I. MULTICULTURAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE THEORIES/APPROACHES/ANALYSES(2)



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   Baker, Nancy V., Gregware, Peter R., & Cassidy, Margery A. (1999). Family Killing Fields: Honor Rationales in the Murder of Women. Violence Against Women, 5, (2), 164-184.

   Barbee, E. (1992). Ethnicity and Woman Abuse in United States. In M. Sampelle (Ed.), Violence Against Women: Nursing Research, Education and Practice(pp. 153-166). New York: Hemisphere.

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   Bograd, Michele (1999). Strengthening Domestic Violence Theories: Intersections of Race, Class, Sexual Orientation, and Gender. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 25(3), 275-.

   Boonprasat-Lewis, Nantawan, and Fortune, Marie (Eds.) (1999). Remembering Conquest: Feminist/Womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence. New York: Haworth.

   Brown, Judith K. (1992). Introduction: Definitions, Assumptions, Themes, and Issues. In D. Ayers Counts, J. K. Brown, and J. C. Campbell (Eds.), Sanctions and Sanctuary: Cultural Perspectives on the Beating of Wives(pp. 1-18). Boulder: Westview.

Campbell, Jacquelyn C. (1999). Sanctions and Sanctuaries: Wife Beating within Cultural Contexts. In D. Ayers Counts, J. K. Brown, and J. C. Campbell (Eds.), To Have and To Hit: Cultural Perspectives on Wife Beating (Second Edition) (pp. 261-285). Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois.

   Campbell, Jacquelyn C. (1992). Prevention of Wife Battering: Insights from Cultural Analysis. Response to the Victimization of Women and Children, 14(3), 18-24.

   Campbell, Jacquelyn C. (1992). Wife-Battering: Cultural Contexts Versus Western Social Sciences. In D. Ayers Counts, J. K. Brown, and J. C. Campbell (Eds.), Sanctions and Sanctuary: Cultural Perspectives on the Beating of Wives (pp. 229-249). Boulder: Westview.

    Campbell, D. W. (1993). Nursing Care of African American Battered Women: Afrocentric Perspectives. AWHONNS Clinical Issues in Perinatal and Women's Health Nursing, 4, 407-415.

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   Crenshaw, Kimberle W. (1994). Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color. In M.A. Fineman and R. Mykitiuk (Eds.), The Public Nature of Private Violence: The Discovery of Domestic Abuse (pp.93-118). New York: Routledge.

   Crooms, Lisa (1999). Using a Multi-Tiered Analysis to Reconceptualize Gender-Based Violence against Women as a Matter of International Human Rights. New England Law Review, 33(4), 881-.

   Dasgupta, Shamita Das (1998). Women's Realities: Defining Violence against Women by Immigration, Race, and Class. In Raquel Kennedy Bergen (Ed.), Issues in Intimate Violence (pp. 209-219). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

   Davis, Angela Y. (1998). Public Imprisonment and Private Violence: Reflections on the Hidden Punishment of Women. New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement, 24(2), 339-351.

   De Anda, Diane (2000). Violence: Diverse Populations and Communities. New York: Haworth.

   Eaton, Mary (1994). Abuse by Any Other Name: Feminism, Difference, and Intralesbian Violence. In M.A. Fineman and R. Mykitiuk (Eds.), The Public Nature of Private Violence: The Discovery of Domestic Abuse (pp. 195-223). New York: Routledge.

   Fenton, Zanita E. (1998). Domestic Violence in Black and White: Racialized Gender Stereotypes in Gender Violence. Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, 8(1), 1-.

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   Fontes, Lisa Aronson (1997). Conducting Cross-Cultural Research on Family Violence. In Glenda Kaufman Kantor and Jana Jasinski (Eds.), Out of Darkness (pp. 296-312). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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   Honeycutt, Todd, Marshall, Linda, and Weston, Rebecca (2001). Toward Ethnically Specific Models of Employment, Public Assistance, and Victimization. Violence Against Women, 7(2), 126-140.

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   Jaaber, Radhia (2001). Healing the Pain: Multicultural Responses to Treating Violence Against Women. Keynote Presentation to ISTSS Annual Conference (March), New York City.

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   Kanuha, Valli (1990). Compounding the Triple Jeopardy: Battering in Lesbian of Color Relationships. In L. S. Brown and M. Root (Eds.), Diversity and Complexity in Feminist Therapy (pp. 169-184). New York: Ny: harrington Park.

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   Maguigan, Holly (1995). Cultural Evidence and Male Violence: Are Feminist and Multiculturalist Reformers on a Collision Course in Criminal Courts? New York University Law Review, 70, 36-.

   Mehrotra, Meeta (1999). The Social Construction of Wife Abuse: Experiences of Asian Indian Women in the United States. Violence Against Women, 5 (6/June), 619-640.

   Meier, Joan (1997). Domestic Violence, Character, and Social Change in the Welfare Reform Debate. Law & Policy, 19 (2/April), 205-263.

   Meier, Joan (1995). Symposium: New Approaches to Poverty Law, Teaching, and Practice: Domestic Violence and Feminist Jurisprudence: Towards a New Agenda. Boston University Pub. Int. Law Journal 50, 339-.

   Meier, Joan (1993). Notes from the Underground: Integrating Psychological and Legal Perspectives on Domestic Violence in Theory and Practice. Hofstra Law Review, 21, 1295-1366.

   Merrill, Gregory S. (1996). Ruling the Exceptions: Same-Sex Battering and Domestic Violence Theory. In C. Renzetti and Charles Harvey Miley (Eds.), Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships (pp. 9-22). New York: Haworth.

   Miller, Alice, and Faux, Meghan (1999). Reconceiving Responses to Private Violence and State Accountability: Using an Internaional Human Rights Framework in the United States. GeorgetownJournal of Gender and the Law, Summer, 67-.

   Murray, Virginia H. (1998). Traditional Legal Perspective: A Contemporary Survey of the Historic Civil, Common and American Indian Tribal Law Responses to Domestic Violence, Oklahoma City University Law Review 23, 433-.

   Myers, L. J. (1990). Understanding Family Violence: An Afrocentric Analysis Based upon Optimal Theory. In D. S. Ruiz (Ed.), Handbook of Mental Health and Mental Disorder among Black Americans (pp. 183-189). New York: Greenwood.

   Narayan, Uma (1997). Cross-Cultural Connections, Border-Crossing, and “Death by Culture:” Thinking about Dowry-Murders in India and Domestic-Violence Murders in the United States. Dislocating Culture: Identities, Traditions, and Third World Feminism (Ch. 3, pp. 81-117). New York: Routledge.

   Renzetti, Claire M. (1998). Violence and Abuse in Lesbian Relation- ships: Theoretical and Empirical Issues. In Raquel Kennedy Bergen (Ed), Issues in Intimate Violence (pp. 117-127). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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   Richie, Beth E. (1994). Gender Entrapment: An Exploratory Study. In A. J. Dan (Ed.), Reframing Women's Health (pp. 219-232). London: Sage.

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   West, Traci C. (1999). Wounds of the Spirit: Black Women, Violence, and Resistance Ethics. New York: New York University.

   Wexler, Laura (2000). Tender Violence: Domestic Visions in an Age of U.S. Imperialism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina.

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Footnotes

(2) A few pieces in this section are not directly multicultural in content but they challenge traditional domestic violence theories which have tended to be from a dominant culture perspective.



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