Taking child abuse and mothering into account - Intersectional feminism as an alternative for the study of domestic violence
Damant, Dominique, Lapierre, Simon, Kouraga, Anne, Fortin, Andree, Hamelin-Brabant, Louise, Lavergne, Chantal and Lessard, Genevieve. (2008) Taking child abuse and mothering into account - Intersectional feminism as an alternative for the study of domestic violence. Affilia, Vol.23 (No.2). pp. 123-133. ISSN 0886-1099Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0886109908314321
Feminist scholars have been engaged in an ongoing debate to determine which theoretical perspective offers the best framework for understanding domestic violence, and this debate has been crystallized around two pole positions: radical and postmodern feminism. This article presents a journey throughout the development of a theoretical perspective for the study of domestic violence, child abuse, and mothering. It argues that the intersectional feminist perspective has much to offer these debates and that it constitutes a promising theoretical framework for understanding domestic violence that takes into account issues of child abuse and mothering.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Health and Social Studies|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Child abuse, Family violence, Motherhood|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Affilia|
|Publisher:||Sage Publications, Inc.|
|Number of Pages:||11|
|Page Range:||pp. 123-133|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)|
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