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In search of a safe place [electronic resource] : abused women and culturally sensitive services / Vijay Agnew.

By: Agnew, Vijay, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource (x, 305 p.).ISBN: 9781442676053 (electronic bk.); 1442676051 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Abused women -- Services for -- Canada | Minority women -- Canada | Femmes victimes de violence, Services aux -- Canada | Femmes issues des minorit�es -- Canada | Nationale Minderheit | Frau | Sexueller Missbrauch | Sozialarbeit | Kanada | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Domestic Partner Abuse | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Elder AbuseGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In search of a safe place.DDC classification: 362.82/92/08900971 Online resources: EBSCOhost Review: "Marginalized in the larger society and in the mainstream women's movement, immigrant women are also outsiders in women's shelters, where racially sensitive and linguistically appropriate counselling is generally unavailable. In this book, Vijay Agnew documents the struggles of Canadian women's centres to provide better services to victims of wife abuse from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-287) and index.

"Marginalized in the larger society and in the mainstream women's movement, immigrant women are also outsiders in women's shelters, where racially sensitive and linguistically appropriate counselling is generally unavailable. In this book, Vijay Agnew documents the struggles of Canadian women's centres to provide better services to victims of wife abuse from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean."--Jacket.

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In search of a safe place by Agnew, Vijay, ©1998
In search of a safe place by Agnew, Vijay, ©1998
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