On the Screen: Final report

The final report for On the Screen appears in five separate files, in PDF, at


references and resources

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National Institute of Justice: Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey July 2000 , http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/pubs-sum/181867.htm http://www.ncjrs.org/pdffiles1/nij/181867.pdf.

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Allison, D. (1992 ) Bastard out of Carolina. New York: Dutton.

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Sapphire. (1996). Push. New York: Vintage Books.

memoir - basic reading level

Byrnes, Josie (1977). Never in a Loving Way. Manchester: Gatehouse Books. (Order from: Gatehouse, St. Luke's, Sawley Road, Miles Platting, Manchester, M10 8DB, England).

Doiron, Rose (1987). My Name is Rose. Toronto: East End Literacy Press. (Order from: Dominie Press, 2362 Huntingwood Drive, Unit 7, Agincourt, Ontario, M1S 3J1).

Fay. Listen to Me: Talking Survival. Manchester: Gatehouse Books.

memoir - more advanced reading levels

Dueno, Aida, Alma Santiago & Rose Marie De Simone (1993). It Should Be Told: Oral Histories from the Open Book. Brooklyn: The Open Book. (Order from: The Open Book, 421 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215).

Hoffman, R. (1997). Half the House: A memoir. Harcourt Brace.

Roa, Edami, Basemah Jaber and Ivan Ramirez. I See a Part of Myself: Voices from the Community. Brooklyn: The Open Book.

Weldon, Michele. (1999). I Closed my Eyes:Revelations of a Battered Woman. Hazelden Information and Educational Services.

return to On the Screen main page; extended annotated resource guide and links to the NIFL fellowship proposal and progress reports.