- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Xlibris Corp (May 8, 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0738843431
- ISBN-13: 978-0738843438
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #667,446 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Breaking the Silence: Domestic Violence in the South Asian-American Community Paperback – May 8, 2001
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About the Author
Editor, Sandhya Nankani, is a freelance writer based in the New York area. Her work has appeared in print and on-line publications, including Ms. Magazine, WomensWire, A. Magazine, Little India Magazine and MSNBC.com. In April 1998, she coordinated a one-day conference on domestic violence in the South Asian community at Columbia University, where she studied South Asian History and received her Masters of International Affairs. She was born in Ghana, West Africa and has lived there, in India, and in the U.S. Currently, she is Assistant Director of Learning Support Services at the College of New Rochelle, New York.
Cover artist, Malati Narsu, is a native of India who has lived in the U.S. for most of her adult life. Based in Long Island, New York, she is a retired NY Public Schools teacher. Her work has been shown at the American Museum of Natural History, Columbia University, and the Benjamin Rosenthal Arts Center. Her ongoing series, Shtri, portrays the hardship women in India face through birth, marriage, widowhood, and immolation.