The book comprises of ten research papers on domestic violence by experts in the field who are imparting education in the prominent Indian Universities. Domestic Violence is a serious human right violation and public health problem. Domestic Violence is not localized in Asian countries but all the world is affected by this cancerous problem. Some of the articles examine the problem globally. This abuse knows no boundaries as per as race, religion, age, sex, geographic location, sexual orientation, or financial and social standing. The articles included in the volume are very information and knowledgeable.
Human Rights VS Domestic Violence has also been critically examined in the book. Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights violation. Women's Human Rights find a wide discussion in particular in all the articles in India and the world over. In these days of terror and terrorism, human rights have been examined with special reference to UN conventions and other Conferences as Beinjing Declaration, Vienna Declarations etc. Women under Labour Laws have also been critically studied in India with legislations passed on the subject by the state legislature and the central legislature Very interestingly violence on dual role of working women specially in Chennai City (Tamil Nadu) has been discussed. Keeping in view the provisions in Indian Constitution on protection of Women find an elaborate discussion.
Domestic Violence along with all the laws protecting women from violence and other relevant legislation, benefits enhanced by State! Central governments to women have also been detailed in the articles.
Obviously, the book makes an knowledgeable study on the burning problem of Domestic Violence, human rights in India and other parts of the world.
The book will be of great use to the students of sociology and other research scholars in the field of sociology specially working on domestic violence on women, men, girls and children. The book can also be valuable to libraries of all types.