Hardback Violence in the city of women : police and batterers in Bahia, Brazil / Sarah J. Hautzinger.
Publication year: 2007
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780520252776 (pbk.) : 0520252772 (pbk.) : 9780520252769 (hbk.) : 0520252764 (hbk.) :
Brazil's innovative, all-female police stations mark the country's first effort to police domestic violence against women. Hautzinger explores this phenomenon as a window onto the shifting relationship between violence and gendered power struggles in the city of Salvador da Bahia.
368 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.