by Rachel Louise Snyder
Reviewed by Linda:
Finally, a book that does for domestic violence what Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow did for racism in the criminal justice system, i.e., shine a bright light on it. A powerful and insightful book, No Visible Bruises will make you view women in dangerous households very differently and offers many new ways of protecting victims. Domestic violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crime in this country, yet it is surrounded by myths that cause it to often be ignored or addressed ineffectually. The author explains the proven solutions that are available.