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269 “Aaliyah,” 86, 100–101, 105, 148, 166, 177–178, 185, 214, 217 Abusive relationships among sample: number of, 91, 219, 220; length of, 91 Addiction. See Drug and alcohol use and addiction “Angie,” 30, 37, 39, 65, 90, 96, 103, 132, 145–147, 154, 167–168, 175, 183, 221 Arrests for intimate partner abuse (of women victims of intimate partner abuse), 6, 167–168, 179–182, 198. See also Pro-arrest policies Asian American women, battered, 8, 20, 200 Battered woman’s syndrome, 121–122 Batterers, perceptions of, 69, 84, 105–114, 194–195 Beale, Frances, 100 Belknap, Joanne, ix, 98–99 “Bev,” 63–64, 156, 221 “Billie,” 11–13, 27, 30, 31, 45, 60, 61, 66, 71, 81–82, 84, 88–89, 93, 95, 103–104, 108, 109, 110, 131–132, 133, 138–139, 153, 159, 181, 183, 187 Black church, the, 21, 158, 162–163, 188. See also Religion and spirituality , effect of Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute, 203, 245n10 Black community, the, 2, 15–16, 21, 48, 123, 125, 173–174, 175, 188–189, 202–205 Black family, the, 21, 33, 48, 58–59, 64, 107, 125, 150, 153 Black feminist criminology, 7, 14–23, 26, 49, 50, 51, 54, 80, 114, 136, 186, 189, 231n4 Black feminist theory/thought, 7, 15, 17, 26, 50, 51, 189–190, 208 Black men, 15, 20, 44, 48, 67–68, 84, 85, 174, 193, 200, 203; abusive, 6, 67–68, 105–114, 175, 180; availability of, 109–110; pity for, 33, 86, 107–108, 111, 113, 146–147, 193, 195; relationship with their mothers , 108–109, 111–112 Black mothers, 33, 38–41, 45, 66, 70, 77–78 Black women in the United States, history of, 1–2, 16, 37–39, 49, 52, 99–100, 127, 136–137, 147. See also Stereotypes of Black women Call-and-response, 188 Caretaking, by Black women, 45, 66–67, 76, 144, 193 “Cassandra,” 84, 85, 108, 111, 152, 160, 187, 221 Childhood abuse: physical (nonsexual ), 58–63, 192; sexual, 63–64, 192; verbal and mental, 58–63, 192 Index 270 Index Christianity and intimate partner abuse, 160–162, 197 “Cicely,” 30, 34, 72, 73, 76, 77, 98, 100, 105–106, 113, 130, 134, 141–142, 155, 174 Classism, 2, 20, 48, 51, 53–54 Collins, Patricia Hill, 2, 16–17, 18, 25–26, 44, 84, 127, 208, 225 Colorism, 48, 54, 61, 181, 234n31 Community outreach model (for intimate partner abuse among Blacks), 203–205 Conflict Tactics Scales, 118 Court intervention and involvement, 182–185, 198, 201 Crenshaw, Kimberlé W., 16, 18 Criminal justice system: distrust in, 173–174, 198; perceptions of, 174, 222 Critical race feminist theory, 7, 16, 17–18, 50, 190 “Danielle,” 60, 92–93, 98, 103, 129, 134, 145 Davis, Angela Y., 2, 39 “Doreen,” 65, 73–74, 109–110, 113, 147, 152, 170, 175, 178, 182, 214 Drug and alcohol use and addiction, 74–75, 112–114, 195 Dynamic resistance, 9, 28, 46, 49–55, 57, 70, 79, 97, 114, 117, 136, 138, 142, 143, 147, 149, 151, 158, 169–170, 185–186, 191, 201, 206, 225 “Ebony,” 97, 114, 128, 132, 151, 155, 178, 214 “Erica,” 66, 112–113, 125, 152–153, 218 Essentialism and antiessentialism, 18, 232n21 Fear, expression of, 98–99, 118, 136, 139–140, 145–146, 185, 196 Feminist activism, on violence against women, 3, 189 Feminist criminology, 6, 7, 14–15, 26, 190. See also Black feminist criminology Feminist research, 24–26, 188, 207–208, 222, 225 Fighting, during childhood, 73–74 Fighting back (physically), 34, 52, 74, 90, 91, 115–137, 199, 237n22 Fishman, Laura, 38–39 Gangs, street, 72–73, 202–203 Gelles, Richard J., 58–59 Gendered expectations for women, 29–46, 76, 79, 84, 88, 106–107, 121, 124, 136, 147, 180, 190, 192, 194, 195, 242n67. See also Marriage, traditional expectations of Gertz, Marc, 48–49 “Gloria,” 43, 67, 68, 69, 73–74, 90, 94, 96–97, 126, 156, 179, 183–184, 221 “Grace,” 71–72, 76, 92, 99, 103, 125, 153, 154–155, 218, 221 “Harriet,” 32, 34, 40, 43, 97, 108, 177, 214 “Helene,” 41, 65–66, 85, 88, 90, 113, 129, 160 hooks, bell, 2, 4, 6, 18, 50, 106, 140–141, 159 Hotlines, domestic violence, 4 Immigrant battered women, 20, 199–200 Incite! Women of Color Against Violence , 6, 7 “Inez,” 72, 76, 104, 112, 130, 165, 170, 181 Index 271 Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community, 203, 245n9...

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