Not to People Like Us

Not to People Like Us

Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages

Book - 2000
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How is it possible for a highly educated woman with a career and resources of her own to stay in a marriage with an abusive husband? How can a man be considered a pillar of his community and regularly give his wife a black eye? The very nature of these questions proves how convinced we are that domestic violence is restricted to the lower classes. Now Susan Weitzman explores a heretofore overlooked population of battered wives-the upper-educated and upper-income women who rarely report abuse and remain trapped by their own silence.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2000.
ISBN: 9780465090747
0465090745
Branch Call Number: 362.8292086210973 Wei
Characteristics: viii, 287 p. : ill.

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