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Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Ashley Baggett

Abstract

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840–1900 examines the shifting nature of gender, race, and intimate partner violence in New Orleans—a place dramatically affected by countless social and cultural changes during six decades that encompassed the end of American slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the new and oppressive racial order that ushered in the twentieth century. The work utilizes documentation contained in local and state court cases to make new arguments about gender representation, legal reform, and the changing ways in which intimate partner ... More

Keywords: Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, New Orleans, Reconstruction, Legal reform

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781496815217
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ashley Baggett, author
North Dakota State University