The Genocide of Battered Mothers and their Children

#whyIstayed – Coercive Control used to Extend Dominance over time and through social space in ways that subvert womens autonomy

In domestic law on September 18, 2014 at 2:20 am

In millions of abusive relationships, men use a largely unidentified form of subjugation that more closely resembles kidnapping or indentured servitude than assault. He calls this pattern coercive control.  Stark shows in terrifying detail how men can use coercive control to extend their dominance over time and through social space in ways that subvert womens autonomy, isolate them, and infiltrate the most intimate corners of their lives.

Source: americanmotherspoliticalparty.org

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