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IN THIS SECTION:
1.) BRIEF2.) COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1 Characteristics and Consequences of Family Violence Chapter 2 Physical Child Abuse Chapter 3 Child Sexual Abuse Chapter 4 Child Neglect Chapter 5 Sibling Abuse Chapter 6 Ritualistic Child Abuse Chapter 7 Professionals and Their Response to Child Abuse Chapter 8 Child Exploitation Chapter 9 Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship ViolenceChapter 10 The Criminal Justice Response to Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship ViolenceChapter 11 Elder Abuse Chapter 12 Special Populations and Family Violence Chapter 13 Sexual Violence Chapter 14 Stalking Chapter 15 Victims' Issues COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1 Characteristics and Consequences of FamilyViolence
What you should know about Family ViolenceControversies in Family Violence
Nature and Scope of the Problem
Factors That Contribute to Family Violence
The Psychiatric Model of Family ViolenceThe Social-Psychological Model of Family ViolenceThe Sociocultural Model of Family ViolenceMajor Theories of Family ViolenceThe Intergenerational Transmission of Violence TheoryConsequences of Family Violence
Chapter 2 Physical Child Abuse
What you should know about Child AbuseExtent of the ProblemHistorical View of Child Abuse
The Abusers and the Abused
The VictimsIndications of Physical Child Abuse
Bruises
Burns
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Fractures
Head and Internal Injuries
Child Homicide

Chapter 3 Child Sexual Abuse
What you should know about Child Sexual AbuseThe Abuser and the Abused
Indications of Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse

Chapter 4 Child Neglect
What you should know about Child NeglectCauses of Neglect
Indications of Child Neglect
Failure-to-Thrive Syndrome
Emotional Neglect
Other Types of Child Neglect

Chapter 5 Sibling Abuse
What you should know about Sibling AbuseExtent of the Problem
Siblings as Perpetrators
Serial Abuse of Siblings

Chapter 6 Ritualistic Child Abuse
What you should know about Ritualistic Child AbuseTypes of Ritualistic Abuse
Responding to Ritualistic Abuse

Chapter 7 Professionals and Their Response to Child Abuse
What you should know about Response to Child AbuseReporting
Sex Offender Community Notification (Megan's Law)
Interviewing
Intervention

Chapter 8 Child Exploitation
What you should know about Child ExploitationTechnology and the Exploitation of Children
Nature and Scope of the Problem
Types of Child Exploitation
The Traffickers and Users
Factors That Contribute to Child Exploitation
Consequences of Trafficking
Uniform Laws on Trafficking

Chapter 9 Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship Violence
What you should know about Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship ViolencePartner AbuseThe Rule of Thumb
Definition
Extent of the Problem
Theories of Partner Abuse
Characteristics of Partner Abuse
Types of Partner Abuse
Family Violence by Police Officers
Partner Homicide
Same Gender Abuse
Chapter 10 The Criminal Justice Response to Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship Violence
What you should know about The Criminal Justice Response to Intimate Partner AbuseExtent of the Problem
Factors Affecting Police Response
Arrest and Other Alternatives
Restraining Orders
Courts and Partner Assault

Chapter 11 Elder Abuse
What you should know about Elder AbuseExtent of the Problem
Types of Elder Abuse
Theories of Elder Abuse
Reporting and Intervention

Chapter 12 Special Populations and Family Violence
What you should know about Special Populations and Family ViolenceVictims with HIV/AIDS
Victims with Disabilities
Cultural Issues
Rural Victims

Chapter 13Sexual Violence
What you should know about Sexual ViolenceExtent of the Problem
Theories on Sexual Violence
Stranger Rape
Marital and Acquaintance Rape
Sexual Harassment

Chapter 14 Stalking
What you should know about StalkingTypes of Stalking
Myths and Assessment of Stalking
Stalking Laws
Antistalking Measures

Chapter 15 Victims' Issues
What you should know about Victims' IssuesHistorical Perspective
Victims and Civil Litigation
Compensation and Restitution
Victim Impact Statements

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This text presents a comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence and discusses current controversies in the field from three perspectives-legal, medical, and social.

About the Author

Harvey Wallace was a Professor in the Criminology Department, California State University, Fresno. He served as chair of the department of criminology. During his tenure as Chair, the departments embarked on a number of innovative programs. He was the Interim Associate Dean for the College of Social Sciences at California State University, Fresno from 2003 to 2005. Professor Wallace received a Jurist Doctorate Degree from California Western School of Law, an MPA from Golden Gate University and a BS in Criminology from California State University, Fresno.
He was considered a subject matter expert by the U.S. Department of Justice in Family Violence and Victimology. He is the author or co-author of nine college tests and has published in a number of referred and scholarly journals as well as presented his research at a variety of international and national conferences. Professor Wallace is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of California and his professional experience includes appointment as the City Attorney of the City of Fresno, service as the County Counsel for the County of Butte, private practice in a media law firm and experience as a Deputy District Attorney in San Diego, California.In 2008, the Northern California Mock Trial Regional were renamed the Harvey Wallace Northern California Mock Trial Regional in memory of Harvey Wallace.. Cliff Roberson LLM, Ph.D is Editor-in-Chief, Professional Issues in Criminal Justice Journal and is academic chair for the Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program, Kaplan University. He is also an Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice at Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas.
In 2009, a research study conducted by a group of Professors from Sam Houston State University determined that Cliff Roberson was the leading criminal justice author in the United States based on his publications and their relevance to the profession [See Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 6, issue 1, 2009]. He has authored or co-authored over 50 books and texts on legal subjects. His books include:
Cliff Roberson, Harvey Wallace, and Gilbert Stuckey (2009) Procedures in the Justice System, 9th ed. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson).Cliff Roberson (2009) Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice (Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis).Harvey Wallace and Cliff Roberson (2008) Principles of Criminal Law 4th ed. (Boston: Allyn & Bacon).Michael Birzer and Cliff Roberson (2008) Police Field Operations: Theory meets Practice (Boston: Pearson)Cliff Roberson and Dilip Das (2008) An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice (Baca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis)Cliff Roberson and Scott Mire (2010, at printer) Ethics and Criminal Justice (Baco Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis)Harvey Wallace and Cliff Roberson (in publication) Family Violence (Boston: Pearson). His previous academic experiences include Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Arkansas Tech University; Dean of Arts and Sciences, University of Houston, Victoria; Director of Programs, National College of District Attorneys; Professor of Criminology and Director of Justice Center, California State University, Fresno; and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, St. Edwards University. Dr. Roberson's non-academic experience includes U.S. Marine Corps service as an infantry officer, trial and defense counsel and military judge as a marine judge advocate; and Director of the Military Law Branch, U.S. Marine Corps. Other legal employment experiences include Trial Supervisor, Office of State Counsel for Offenders, Texas Board of Criminal Justice and judge pro-tem in the California courts. Cliff is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Military Appeals, U.S. Tax Court, Federal Courts in California and Texas, Supreme Court of Texas and Supreme Court of California.Educational background includes: Ph.D. in Human Behavior, U.S. International University; L.L.M., in Criminal Law, Criminology, and Psychiatry, George Washington University; J.D. American University; B.A. in Political Science, University of Missouri; and one year of post-graduate study at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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