Health Inequities Related to Intimate Partner Violence by Mandi M. Larsen

By Mandi M. Larsen

This ebook examines the level to which social place affects publicity to intimate companion violence (IPV) and no matter if girls with IPV publicity are extra prone to social inequities in health and wellbeing. on the intersection of sociological theories on health and wellbeing, gender, and coverage, this booklet explores those matters opposed to the social coverage contexts of the us, Germany, and Norway. It applies a conceptual framework which argues that differential publicity to IPV and differential vulnerability to bad healthiness are basic mechanisms using wellbeing and fitness inequities for IPV survivors. Empirical research unearths context-specific nuances within the interactions of social place and IPV publicity of their impression on healthiness, and means that encouraging women’s fiscal independence and making sure entry to healthiness care are important coverage intervention issues for lowering the overall healthiness inequities of IPV survivors. This booklet deals a cross-national comparative examine the position of social coverage within the lives of IPV survivors, highlighting the consequences of varied coverage ways in 3 sleek welfare states and suggesting coverage implications.

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126). Although health policy is intertwined with other social policy, health care is rarely directly addressed in comparative welfare state literature or the general welfare regimes discussion (Bambra 2005a, b; Olafsdottir and Beckfield 2011). Whereas the feminist critique of mainstream welfare state research tends to add gendered dimensions to welfare regime theory, the internal debate and comparison in the health policy literature remains relatively disconnected from the broader welfare state discussion (Freeman and Moran 2000; Moran 1999, 2000).

2011). The paradigmatic cleavage on gender differences in partner violence perpetration and victimization. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 16(4), 303–311. , & Campbell, J. C. (2008). Chronic pain in women survivors of intimate partner violence. The Journal of Pain, 9(11), 1049–1057. 009 Chapter 3 IPV from a Welfare State Perspective Abstract This chapter offers a review of the theoretical welfare state literature relevant to women’s socioeconomic resources and their health, followed respectively by an examination of empirical research related to family and health policy.

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