The Genocide of Battered Mothers and their Children

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Killing Us Softly 3: Advertising’s Image of Women – YouTube

In domestic law on January 29, 2014 at 9:54 pm

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http://www.mediaed.org Jean Kilbourne’s pioneering work helped develop and popularize the study of gender representation in advertising. Her award-winning Ki…
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Kids of Divorce Speak Out

In domestic law on January 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm

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“Divorce Corp.” The Untold Story As controversy swirls around the new documentary “Divorce Corp.” that was released in 15 states on January 10th, the Center for Judicial Excellence has decided to i…

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Can ‘Good Enough’ Mothers Lose Custody of their Children to Violent and Abusive Men? :: The Phyllis Chesler Organization

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:57 am

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Biographical note Dr Chesler is one of the major figures in the history of contemporary feminism.

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Failure to protect laws: protecting children or punishing mothers?

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:53 am

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Failure to protect laws are designed to guard children from the negative effects of exposure to interpersonal violence. Not only haven’t these laws been found to be helpful, but they may actually produce harm.

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Abusers’ perceptions of the effect of their intimate partner violence on children.

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:52 am

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Biological fathers were no more likely than social fathers to report intentions to stop their violence or otherwise take action to mitigate the harm of IPV exposure to their children. The findings suggest that fathers’ statements of concern may be poor indicators of their intentions to refrain from abusive behavior.

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Danger zone: battered mothers and their families in supervised visitation.

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:48 am

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Major themes: (a) battered women in supervised visitation, (b) how battering continues during supervised visitation (c) chilld custody switch

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Fathers’ rights groups: demographic correlates and impact on custody policy.

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:45 am

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Factors that are central to the groups’ rhetoric:

1. Representing domestic violence allegations as false.

2. Promoting presumptive joint custody and decreasing child support. 3. Portraying women as perpetrators of domestic abuse.

Fathers’ rights organizations and themes are examined in relation to state-level demographics and custody policy. The implications of fathers’ rights activism for battered women and their children

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Power and control in the legal system: from marriage/relationship to divorce and custody

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:41 am

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 Child support litigation, custody and visitation battles, intimidation/harassment, deliberately prolonging the case, manipulating finances, and distortions of information as methods by which their exes sought to maintain power and control.

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Child custody mediation in cases of domestic violence: empirical evidence of a failure to protect.

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:27 am

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Mediation resulted in poor outcomes for DV victims in terms of protections, such as supervised visitation and protected child exchanges. Mediator capacity to focus on the child’s best interest was called into question. Child custody mediation should not be mandated in cases of DV.

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Abused Mothers’ Safety Concerns and Court Mediators’ Custody Recommendations

In domestic law on January 20, 2014 at 6:23 am

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 Findings demonstrate that abuse is rarely considered in custody recommendations, as most court mediators prefer joint custody

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