By Leigh Goodmark
A afflicted Marriage is a provocative exploration of ways the felony system’s reaction to family violence built, why that reaction is defective, and what we should always do to alter it. Goodmark argues for an anti-essentialist process, which might outline abuse and allocate energy in a fashion responsive to the reviews, objectives, wishes and priorities of person girls. Theoretically wealthy but conversational, A Marriage imagines a criminal approach according to anti-essentialist rules and indicates how one can glance past the procedure to aid girls locate justice and monetary balance, interact males within the fight to finish abuse, and improve neighborhood responsibility for abuse.
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A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System by Leigh Goodmark