Summary: Male violence against women is a major source of fear, distress, and injury for women crossing lines of ethnicity, economic status, sexual orientation, and age. Indeed, despite the underreporting of statistics, acts of violence are everyday events in women's lives, and these acts exert insidious influence even on those individuals who are not direct targets.
No Safe Haven offers an in-depth systematic examination of this problem by focusing on the ph ...show moreysical abuse, sexual assault and sexual harassment that many women endure at home, at work, at school, and in the community. Leading experts review the literature on the prevalence and the physical and psychological effects of each form of violence as well as the literature on prevention and treatment.
This incisive exploration reveals several common themes:
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