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Hiding strategies

Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9781861349613
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301370 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.003.0005
Hiding strategies

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This chapter focuses on the different hiding strategies of male violence. It shows that the two principal strategies are denying and legitimising. The first section discusses legitimising male violence in the family and outside the family. The next section focuses on denial, which includes discussions on legislation on joint custody and denying incest in practice.

Keywords: hiding strategies; denying; legitimising; joint custody; incest

Chapter.  29766 words. 

Subjects: Marriage and the Family

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