Understanding Abuse in Young People's Intimate Relationships: Female Perspectives on Power, Control and Gendered Social Norms (Hardcover)
Ceryl Teleri Davies' research in female-only spaces informs this illuminating guide to young women's experiences of intimate relationships. Essential reading for those working with young people, the book makes a vital contribution to the study of gender-based violence. Her research reveals young women's understandings of what it means to have a healthy relationship, and considers the influence of gendered social norms within both healthy and abusive relationships. While contributing to the debate on how young women negotiate the conflicts inherent in contemporary constructions of gender, the book then suggests a pathway towards gender equality.
Ceryl Teleri Davies is a qualified social worker and solicitor, and a social work lecturer at Bangor University.