Synopses & Reviews
This critically acclaimed, graphic report on family violence reveals the lives of ordinary women-and the men who batter them.
About the Author
, photographer and mother, has been with camera in hand for more than sixteen years. Her photographs have been published extensively, primarily in Life
, the New York Times Magazine
, and the Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine
. She is the founder of the Domestic Abuse Awareness Project (DAAP). Her work on domestic violence has won her numerous awards, among them the Crystal Eagle Award for courage in journalism, from the International Women's Media Foundation; the Kodak Crystal Eagle Award; the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Humanistic Photography; and the W. Eugene Smith Grant for Humanistic Photography.
Ann Jones is a journalist, activist, and critic. She is the author of the best-seller Women Who Kill, and co-author of When Love Goes Wrong: What do Do When You Can't Do Anything Right. Her most recent book is Next Time, She'll Be Dead: Battering and How to Stop It (Beacon Press, 1994).
Stacey Kabat is the Executive Director of Battered Women Fighting Back!, Inc. she consults and lectures nationally for corporations and universities on domestic violence and human rights. In 1992, Ms. Kabat was a recipient of an International Reebok Human Rights Award for her work on domestic violence and human rights. She coproduced and codirected a documentary film on domestic violence, Defending Our Lives, which won an Academy Award in 1994.