Every 90 Seconds: Our Common Cause Ending Violence Against Women


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Oxford University Press, USA
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6.47 X 9.52 X 1.06 inches | 0.91 pounds

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About the Author

Anne P. DePrince, PhD, has worked closely with victim service providers, police, prosecutors, and policy makers over more than two decades of research. A Distinguished University Professor at the University of Denver and an internationally recognized expert in violence against women, DePrince studies the impact of multiple forms of violence against women - sexual assault, domestic violence, sex trafficking, adolescent dating violence - on a range of impacts, from health and economic wellbeing to education and safety. The U.S. Department of Justice recognized her contributions to the nation's understanding of crime victims with the Vision 21 Crime Victims Research Award.


"he book opens with a very strong introduction that clearly states the author's positions, arguing for a comprehensive societal effort to effectively control all forms of violence toward women...DePrince brings two decades of experience, in both research and service, to bear on her well-referenced text. Recommended." --CHOICE

"Violence against women fills our newsfeeds. Was it always this way and can anything be done? Anne DePrince answers these questions by providing a history of the movement to end violence against women as well as promising practices from her own research that can help communities respond in joined-up ways." -- Louise Godbold, Executive Director of Echo, and Weinstein survivor

"DePrince reveals in this remarkable book that each act of violence against a woman reverberates throughout society. Drawing on her years of experience as a scientist and advocate, DePrince lays out a roadmap to end violence against women. This intelligent and compassionate book offers the tools to heal our world and it provides the gift of hope." -- Jennifer Joy Freyd, Professor Emerit of Psychology, University of Oregon, and Founder & President, Center for Institutional Courage

"Dr. DePrince expertly weaves news headlines, personal anecdotes, and research into a powerful (and readable) call to action. She identifies steps each of us can take to build a future without violence against women. As a woman, a lawyer, an activist and a professor, I am grateful for this book, which I will share with students, colleagues and community." -- Professor Meg Garvin, MA, JD, MsT, Director of the National Crime Victim Law Institute at Lewis & Clark Law School

"Dr. DePrince has paid tribute to the field of work of ending violence against women while providing, how we can adjust perspectives and systems moving forward. Every 90 Seconds: Our Common Cause Ending Violence Against Women challenges us to consider new ways of working to ensure that all survivors are supported through collaborative and community action, and to end the public health crisis of violence against women." -- Ruth M. Glenn, CEO & Survivor, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)