New PDF release: A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

By Leigh Goodmark

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The improvement of a felony regime to wrestle family violence within the usa has been lauded as one of many feminist movement’s maximum triumphs. yet, Leigh Goodmark argues, the ensuing approach is deeply incorrect in ways in which hinder it from supporting many ladies subjected to abuse. the present criminal reaction to family violence is excessively desirous about actual violence; this slender definition of abuse fails to supply security from behaviors which are profoundly harmful, together with mental, fiscal, and reproductive abuse. The process makes use of necessary rules that deny girls subjected to abuse autonomy and organisation, substituting the state’s priorities for women’s targets.  

A afflicted Marriage is a provocative exploration of the way the criminal system’s reaction to family violence constructed, why that reaction is defective, and what we should always do to alter it.  Goodmark argues for an anti-essentialist method, which might outline abuse and allocate energy in a fashion conscious of the studies, targets, wishes and priorities of person girls. Theoretically wealthy but conversational, A afflicted Marriage imagines a criminal process in response to anti-essentialist ideas and indicates how you can glance past the procedure to aid girls locate justice and monetary balance, have interaction males within the fight to finish abuse, and increase group responsibility for abuse.

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