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Not To People Like Us: Hidden Abuse In Upscale Marriages

Not To People Like Us: Hidden Abuse In Upscale Marriages (Paperback)

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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.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsDating, relationships, living together & marriagePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesViolence in societyDomestic violence Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 26/07/2001 ISBN-13: 9780465090747  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Susan Weitzman, Ph.D., is an institute lecturer at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration. A practicing psychotherapist in Chicago, she lectures and conducts workshops nationally.

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