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For a research-based book, this is very readable and fairly jargon-free. The authors study the topic of wife assault (aka domestic violence), in an attempt to see how women in this situation would go about finding information and the success they would have in receiving relevant information. Sadly, their findings reveal that women in these situations do not find the information they need, not because of the age-old "learned helplessness" theory (that says these women do not even attempt to find help) but because of the unresponsiveness of the so-called helping agencies (most notably, the police and medical professionals do not provide relevant information). While this book is somewhat dated (about 15 years old), from the other research I have read on this topic, not much has changed so this is really the seminal work on the subject. This book also serves as a brief primer on the study of human information behavior.… (mere)
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sweetiegherkin | Mar 3, 2009 |

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