Domestic Violence

Author: Karen Latchana Kenney
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781617876561
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This title examines one of the world's critical issues, domestic violence. Readers will learn the historical background of this issue leading up to its current and future impact on society. What is domestic violence, and the causes of domestic violence such as substance abuse and low self esteem are discussed. Types of domestic violence such as physical, verbal, and digital abuse are examined, as are their affects such as low self esteem and depression. The profile of an abuser as well as the six main phases in the cycle of abuse are examined. Victims of domestic violence such as partner, child, and elder abuse, are highlighted, as are reactions of victims, how to identify domestic violence, and how to make a safety plan. Lasting Effects of domestic violence such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and health consequences are discussed, as is how to help a victim. Legislation and programs intended to end domestic violence such as the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), Start Strong, the National Domestic Violence Hotline, Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Day of Unity are introduced. Engaging text, informative sidebars, and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of domestic violence. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Issues is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Domestic Violence

Author: Randal W. Summers
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313311641
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Family & Relationships

Historically, in most cultures, domestic violence has been an accepted fact of life. Only in recent years has it begun to be viewed as a criminal and social problem. This informative reference resource allows students to compare and contrast the ways in which domestic abuse is viewed and handled by thirteen different representative countries from around the world. This international perspective encourages students to recognize the problem as a global one, providing greater insight into the ways in which we can address it and find solutions to prevent it world wide.

A Typology of Domestic Violence

Author: Michael P. Johnson
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555537418
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Social Science

Reassesses thirty years of domestic violence research and demonstrates three forms of partner violence, distinctive in their origins, effects, and treatments

Abused Men

Author: Philip W. Cook
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313356186
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Family & Relationships

An award-winning investigative journalist provides a disturbing new look at an underreported type of domestic violence—the abuse of men. * The latest research figures and up-to-date surveys on the prevalence of intimate partner violence against men * Personal interviews and cases drawn from media coverage of politicians and other public figures * A selected bibliography

Coping with Domestic Violence

Author: Liz Miles
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 9781406219951
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Family violence

Teaches readers how to deal with abuse and domestic violence.

Alternatives to Domestic Violence

Author: Kevin A. Fall
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415949521
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Family & Relationships

The first workbook designed for counsellors to help abusers recognise and deal with the issues underlying their behaviour.

Domestic Violence

Author: Deborah Lockton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317202325
Release Date: 2016-05-12
Genre: Law

First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied and the problems faced by those enforcing the law. The books sets the findings in the context of the policies on protection of victims of domestic violence, the problems they face and protection after 1997. This book will be of interest to those studying law, social work, sociology and women’s studies.

Domestic Violence

Author: Lyn Shipway
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415282063
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Family & Relationships

This Handbookprovides a clear introduction to the theoretical debates surrounding the topic of domestic violence, and also offers practical advice on possible interventions. Focusing on improving the care of clients it covers: the causes and consequences of domestic violence personal and professional issues for the practitioner domestic violence and the law the process of effective intervention interventions in specific health care settings interventions where children are involved multi-agency approaches education and training. Taking an evidence-based approach to practical problems, Domestic Violenceis an invaluable resource for nurses, doctors and other health practitioners who deal with the consequences of domestic violence in their daily work.

Domestic Violence

Author: Eva Schlesinger Buzawa
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761924485
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Family & Relationships

The new Third Edition of Domestic Violence: The Criminal Justice Response offers a thorough and major revision of one of the top books in the field of domestic violence and is the only text to focus on criminal justice responses which provide a detailed look inside the criminal justice system. Domestic Violence is unique in its emphasis on the victim's perspective, including the victim's needs as well as preferences for and satisfaction with intervention. It documents the diversity of victims and how this diversity affects their service needs and the impact of interventions, including unanticipated consequences of current aggressive efforts. It also looks at diversity among batterers and how these differences affect the success of various intervention strategies.

Domestic Violence

Author: Holly Cefrey
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781404217942
Release Date: 2008-08-15
Genre: History

Describes domestic violence in the United States, including the different types of domestic abuse, why abuse occurs, and social and legal ways to battle domestic violence.

Domestic Violence

Author: Richard L. Davis
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0275961265
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Social Science

Sociologist and retired police officer Davis looks as a series of questions regarding the status and relevance of domestic violence and its victims, in order to stimulate policymakers into taking the issue seriously. He examines the efficacy of the current policies driven by criminal justice; questi

Childhood Experiences of Domestic Violence

Author: Caroline McGee
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1853028274
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Social Science

Annotation Children's Experiences of Domestic Violence focuses on first-hand accounts from children and young people regarding their experiences of both domestic violence and support services. It is the first book to examine the user's experience of service provision for the victims of domestic violence and it seeks to encourage a more effective and professional approach in the services that serve to support and protect children. The book is based on a unique, three-year research project into child support and protection services that began in 1996. The book examines such topics as; the types of violence experienced by mothers and witnessed by children; the types of abuse children are subjected to; children's understanding of domestic violence; children's and mother's views of how best to protect children and their perception of the support services; and the barriers for children and mothers seeking help. The book assesses the role and response of the social services, police, voluntary organizations and the agencies, of health, education, and housing. It describes approaches to existing problems, emphasizing a child-focused response and concludes by recommending improvements for policy and practice.

Storying Domestic Violence

Author: Jarmila Mildorf
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803206991
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Criticism

A master of driving pace, exotic setting, and complex plotting, Harold Lamb was one of Robert E. Howard's favorite writers. Here at last is every pulse-pounding, action-packed story of Lamb's greatest hero, Khlit the Cossack, the "wolf of the steppes.

Tackling Domestic Violence Theories Policies And Practice

Author: Harne, Lynne
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 9780335212484
Release Date: 2008-07-01
Genre: Social Science

This accessible text takes a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring issues surrounding domestic violence. It draws on contemporary research findings, policy developments, innovative practice and case studies to explore new directions in professional and voluntary sector responses to domestic violence.