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Economic Stress Resources

Economic Empowerment of Domestic Violence Survivors PDF (13 p.) HTML by Judy L. Postmus in consultation with Rene Renick, Sandra Mayoral Pedroarias, and Kim Pentico, VAWnet: The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (October 2010)
This Applied Research paper reviews and critiques the existing literature on economic abuse experienced by domestic violence survivors and selected economic empowerment programs designed to address such abuse and its aftermath. [More Info]

Economic Stress and Domestic Violence PDF (15 p.) HTML by Claire M. Renzetti with contributions from Vivian M. Larkin, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (September 2009)
This Applied Research paper provides data on domestic violence rates across social classes, highlights the relationship between economic stress and domestic violence, and explores employment, social support networks, and weaknesses in social services. [More Info]