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Needs of Marginalized Battered Women  

Author:  Mindy B.  Mechanic, Ph.D..

Source: Volume 11, Number 05, June/July 2006 , pp.65-68(4)

Domestic Violence Report

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This column reviews three articles regarding marginalized battered women: ”Responding to the Needs of Older Women Experiencing Domestic Violence”, by S.M. Straka and L. Montminy; “Violence Against American Indian Women and the Services-Training- Officers-Prosecutors Violence Against Indian Women (STOP VAIW) Program”, by E.M. Luna-Firebaugh; and “No Resting Place: African American Women at the Crossroads of Violence”, by J.Y. Taylor.

Keywords: challenges facing tribal women; crime rates, especially violent crime are higher in Indian than in non-Indian communities

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