"I think the author has done a Herculean job in amassing and organizing the burgeoning research in this area. I feel this is a very important book for current and future scholars. This book is groundbreaking."
About the Author
Dr. Frieze is a professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. She began researching the experiences of battered women in the 1970s and has continued her interest in this as well as looking at dating violence and other forms of interpersonal violence. She co-authored one of the first textbooks on the Psychology of Women (WOMEN AND SEX ROLES, published in 1978), and has edited special issues of journals on several topics, including the psychology of victimization, women and gender roles, and applications of theory on interpersonal power. Dr. Frieze has been awarded the Distinguished Career Award by the Association for Women in Psychology, the Carolyn Wood Sherif Memorial Lectureship Award, a Distinguished Leadership award from APA's Committee on Women in Psychology, and recognition by the Science Citation Institute as the author of a citation classic. She continues to do ground-breaking research on stalking, gender and work, work and gender in Central and Eastern Europe, career choice and love and intimacy in close relationships.