Children's Perspectives on Domestic Violence

Children's Perspectives on Domestic Violence

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by Audrey Mullender, Gill Hague, Umme F Imam, Liz Kelly
     
 

Six UK researchers provide insights into the effects of domestic violence on children. They also allow the children to speak for themselves, recording what the children say would help them cope with domestic violence and the advice they'd offer to other children in violent homes as well as to their mothers and members of the helping professions. Written for students,… See more details below

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Six UK researchers provide insights into the effects of domestic violence on children. They also allow the children to speak for themselves, recording what the children say would help them cope with domestic violence and the advice they'd offer to other children in violent homes as well as to their mothers and members of the helping professions. Written for students, teachers, researchers, and those who work with children in the fields of social work, health, child psychology and psychiatry, the law, or education. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761971054
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

About the authors
Acknowledgements
Ch. 1Children in Their Own Issue: a Shift of Approach1
Ch. 2Researching with Children on a Sensitive Topic22
Ch. 3What Children Know and Understand about Domestic Violenee44
Ch. 4Children's Experiences of Living with Domestic Violence91
Ch. 5Children's Coping Strategies117
Ch. 6Barriers of Racism, Ethnicity and Culture132
Ch. 7The Influence of Domestic Violence on Relationships between Children and Their Mothers156
Ch. 8Life with a Violent Father178
Ch. 9Listening to the Children: The Way Ahead206
AppChildren's Advice to Other Children ahout Coping with Domestic Violence233
Bibliography241
Index255

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