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FEATURING RACHEL LOUISE SNYDER – Violence against women is an epidemic that we are acknowledging and demanding justice for in larger than ever numbers in the era of #MeToo. But violence that occurs in the home, between domestic partners, the kind that we call “domestic violence,” or “intimate violence,” is still deeply invisibilized. A new and timely book called No Visible Bruises explores in visceral detail the toll of such violence on its victims.

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Rachel Louise Snyder, Associate Professor at American University, award winning author of several books including Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, New Republic and more. Her latest book is called No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.

** This segment was originally broadcast on July 12, 2019.

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