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Violence in Intimate Relationships

Examining Sociological and Psychological Issues

By Nicky Ali Jackson (Edited by), Gisele Casanova Oates (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback / softback, 240 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 12 May 1998
"Violence in Intimate Relationships" is an edited volume that provides a thorough overview of abuse in a wide range of situations, including children, elders, husbands, wives, homosexual couples, and dates. Each chapter covers an historical accounting of the problem, legal and operational definitions, prevalence and incidence, empirical correlates of abuse, theoretical explanations of abuse, profiles of abusers and victims, prevention and treatment strategies, and future trends. The editors have skillfully formatted the text so that students can easily compare and contrast the varieties of intimate violence described in each chapter. It includes contributions from 10 experts in the field. It includes astute editorial summaries for each chapter. Instructor's manual is also included.

Table of Contents

Child Physical AbuseChild Sexual AbuseChild NeglectDating ViolenceWife AbuseHusband BatteringMale-to-Male Domestic ViolenceLesbian BatteringUnderstanding Elder Abuse and NeglectCultural Perspectives on Intimate Violence

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Contributions from 10 experts in the field Astute editorial summaries for each chapter Instructor's manual included

EAN: 9780750698740
ISBN: 0750698748
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Dimensions: 23.55 x 15.42 x 1.8 centimetres (0.40 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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