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Newsweek Article: Fighting Over The Kids

Fighting Over The Kids: Battered spouses take aim at a controversial custody strategy Newsweek: Sept. 25, 2006 issue By Sarah Childress   Genia is one of many parents nationwide who have lost custody due to a controversial concept known as parental alienation. Under the theory, children fear or reject one parent because they have been corrupted or coached to lie by the other. Parental

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Barry Goldstein

BARRY GOLDSTEIN, attorney, teacher, author and advocate for women abused by their partner (and too often the courts) has written a book for women seeking to leave their abusers and for their friends, family, supporters and advocates. SCARED TO LEAVE AFRAID TO STAY Paths From Family Violence to Safety tells the story of ten women as they left their abusers seeking a better life.


New Brocure: for Men and other Support People during Her Abortion Process

New downloadable brochure for institutions and health centers to address the men and support people in abortion settings. After a lengthy review process, The Feminist Women’s Health Center, in conjunction with the National Organization for Men Against Sexism, are proud to announce the debut of a brochure entitled “for Men and other Support People during Her Abortion Process”. The brochure addresses the need for

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Lundy Bancroft

Lundy Bancroft is an author, workshop leader, and activist on trauma, abuse, and healing. He offers dramatically new ways to understand the behavior of abusers and strategies for holding them accountable. He also brings fresh insight into the emotional injuries that trauma and abuse cause, their lasting effects, and how best to get ourselves free. He believes that all people have the right to

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Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Child Custody: Legal Strategies and Policy Issues

Editors: Mo Therese Hannah, Ph.D. and Barry Goldstein, J.D Civic Research Institute Format: Hardcover Book © 2010 approx. 710 pp. ISBN: 1-887554-76-9 For many years protective mothers have complained that unfair custody courts are taking their children and forcing the children to live with abusive fathers. These concerns have now been confirmed by a definitive new book, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ABUSE and CHILD CUSTODY co-edited

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White-Bashing? Teaching “Hot-Button” Issues via Indirection

BY JACK C. STRATON Revised 2009 from the version that appeared in Democracy & Education, Fall 2000, pp. 69-72. The biggest barriers to learning about racism, sexism, and the other oppressions, are the non-rational aversive reactions most of us have to the material and to the learning process. Download: whitebashrev09[1].pdf


Bibliography on Men’s Bodies and Body Image

Bordo, Susan. 2000. The male body: A new look at men in public and in private. Farrar Straus & Giroux. Charmaz, Kathy. 1994. Identity dilemmas of chronically ill men. The Sociological Quarterly 35: 269-288. Clarke, Laura Hurd, and Griffin, Meridith. 2008. Failing bodies: Body image and multiple chronic conditions in later life. Qualitative Health Research 18: 1084-1095. Conrad, Peter. 2007. Extension: Men and the

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Survivors of Prostitution and Trafficking Manifesto

NOMAS supports the “Survivors of Prostitution and Trafficking Manifesto” from the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Survivors of Prostitution and Trafficking Manifesto: “Who Represents Women in Prostitution?” Press Conference – European Parliament October 17, 2005 We, the survivors of prostitution and trafficking gathered at this press conference today, declare that prostitution is violence against women. Women in prostitution do not wake up one day

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Communicating in a Group

Student-centered learning requires teachers to provide students with opportunities to learn from and with each other, but most students come to group-work ill-equipped to handle the responsibility of cleanly communicating with each other. This paper provides one set of group-communication tools that helps students to become conscious molders of their own communication styles in relation to those of their peers. Download: JSCL2-3Stratonfinalb[1].pdf