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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 comprehensive education and sensitive rendering of the challenges faced by males and other supportive parties bringing a woman into health-care settings for an abortion.
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.
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 alienation is now the leading defense for parent's accused of abuse in custody cases, according to domestic-violence advocates.
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.
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 by Dr. Mo Therese Hannah and Barry Goldstein.
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.
Males, Masculinity, and Suicide
John T. Casey, Ph.D., LCSW, Kaiser Permanente Department of Mental Health, Portland, OR
ABSTRACT - Suicide completion in the United States is a public health problem that claims over 30,000 lives annually. Most of these suicide victims are white males who die by firearm, and who typically are not taking antidepressant medication and are not involved in mental health treatment at the time of death. Depression is closely linked to suicide death, and treatment for depression is provided mainly within primary health care settings.
Parallels Between Selected Early Feminist Theories and the Fathers’ Rights and the Men’s Rights Branches
Ed Barton, Ph.D., J.D., Michigan State University Libraries, East Lansing, MI
ABSTRACT- Research indicates that there were some parallels between the early theoretical development of second wave feminist theory and the pro-feminist men’s movement, as compared with those branches of the contemporary men’s movement from the right end of the political spectrum, such as the fathers’ rights branch.
A Review of This Year’s Research in Men’s Studies: What Can the Abstracts Tell Us?
ABSTRACT – A look at trends, issues and interesting tidbits gleaned from a review of research published in three leading men’s studies journals—The Journal of Men’s Studies, Men & Masculinities and Psychology of Men and Masculinity.
Invitational Intervention: the ARISE Model. A NIDA Study in Engaging Resistant Substance Abusers in Treatment--Implications of Specific Gender-Related Results
ABSTRACT - The goal of the study was to determine "real world" effectiveness of a timely-response method for helping "Concerned Others" get resistant Substance Abusers into treatment/self-help with minimal professional time and effort.