(Mis)managed Empowerment: Exploring Paradoxes of Practice in Domestic Violence Prevention

@inproceedings{DEnbeau2013MismanagedEE,
  title={(Mis)managed Empowerment: Exploring Paradoxes of Practice in Domestic Violence Prevention},
  author={Suzy D'Enbeau and Adrianne Kunkel},
  year={2013}
}
Empowerment approaches to domestic violence prevention are gaining in popularity because of their commitment to individualized care and recognition that the survivor is the expert of her own life. However, organizations charged with empowering survivors of domestic violence confront paradoxes when putting empowerment theory into practice. To better understand how practitioners address paradoxes of practice, we take a grounded practical theory approach to explore how one domestic violence… CONTINUE READING
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