Family Violence Across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 2

Family Violence Across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Ola W. Barnett, Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Robin Dale Perrin, Robin D. Perrin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761927557

ISBN-13: 9780761927556

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A thoroughly updated and expanded new edition of the bestseller, Family Violence Across the Lifespan, Second Edition helps students achieve a deeper understanding of the methodology, etiology, prevalence, treatment, and prevention of family violence. Research from experts in the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and social welfare is woven together to

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A thoroughly updated and expanded new edition of the bestseller, Family Violence Across the Lifespan, Second Edition helps students achieve a deeper understanding of the methodology, etiology, prevalence, treatment, and prevention of family violence. Research from experts in the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and social welfare is woven together to provide broad coverage of current viewpoints and debates within the field of domestic violence study. Practice and policy considerations provide new and welcome perspectives, and in addition, informal interviews with leading authorities in the field of violence add depth and clarity to the topics. Organized chronologically, chapters cover child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; courtship violence and date rape; spouse abuse, battered women, and batterers; and elder abuse. Family Violence Across the Lifespan, Second Edition offers a comprehensive and accessibly written introduction that is ideal for use in undergraduate and master's level courses in family violence, domestic violence, and abuse offered in departments of sociology, psychology, social work, counseling, and criminal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761927556
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacexxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxv
1.History and Definitions of Family Violence1
2.Research Methodology, Assessment, and Theories: Investigating the Problem of Family Violence29
3.Child Physical Abuse53
4.Child Sexual Abuse87
5.Child Neglect126
6.Child Psychological Maltreatment151
7.Key Issues in the Field of Child Maltreatment179
8.Dating Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Assault222
9.Intimate Partner Violence in Adult Relationships251
10.Intimate Partner Violence: Abused Partners283
11.Intimate Partner Violence: Abusive Partners314
12.Abuse of Elders and the Disabled345
13.What Can I Do to Help?374
Appendix AResources for Individuals and Organizations Addressing Family Violence389
Appendix BInterpersonal Violence Incidence Estimates405
Abbreviations433
Glossary435
References441
Author Index511
Subject Index535
About the Authors549

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