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, Ola W. Barnett
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761927565

ISBN-13: 9780761927563

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761927563
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

INTRODUCTION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
CHAPTER 1 - HISTORY AND DEFINITIONS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE
Violence in Families
Why are Families Violent?
Discovering Family Violence: How Social Conditions Become Social Problems
Defining Family Violence: Understanding the Social Construction of Deviance Definitions
Introducing Issues in Practice, Policy and Prevention
Summary
Goals of the Book
Discussion Questions
Recommended Readings
CHAPTER 2 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, ASSESSMENT, AND THEORIES: INVESTIGATING THE PROBLEM OF FAMILY VIOLENCE
Introduction
Case History #2A: Juanita's Broken Heart and Broken Body
Studying Family Violence: A Multidisciplinary Effort
Theoretical Explanations of Family Violence
Methodology: How Researchers Try To Answer Questions about Family Violence
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 3: CHILD PHYSICAL ABUSE
Chapter Outline
Introduction
Case History: Kevin Fell Off of His Razor
Scope of the Problem
Chapter Summary
Searching For Patterns: Characteristics of Victims and Perpetrators
Consequences Associated With Child Physical Abuse
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Reading
CHAPTER 4: CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
Chapter Outline
Introduction
Case History: Sashim's Secret
Scope of the Problem
Searching For Patterns: Characteristics of Victims and Perpetrators
Dynamics and Consequences Associated With Sexual Abuse
Explaining Child Sexual Abuse
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Reading
CHAPTER 5: CHILD NEGLECT
Chapter Outline
Introduction
Case History: Will and Mark: "Where Are the Parents?"
Scope of the Problem
Searching For Patterns: Characteristics of Children, Parents, and Families of Neglect
Consequences Associated With Child Neglect
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Reading
CHAPTER 6: CHILD PSYCHOLOGICAL MALTREATMENT
Chapter Outline
Introduction
Case History: Tough Love or Psychological Maltreatment?
Scope of the Problem
Searching For Patterns: Characteristics of Victims and Perpetrators
Section Summary
Consequences Associated With Psychological Maltreatment
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Readings
Explaining Child Physical Abuse
CHAPTER 7: KEY ISSUES IN THE FIELD OF CHILD MALTREATMENT
Chapter Outline
Introduction
The Criminal Justice System Response to Child Maltreatment
Cultural and International Issues in Child Maltreatment
Additional Forms of Child Maltreatment
Collateral Effects of Child Maltreatment
Unifying The Field Of Child Maltreatment
Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Reading
CHAPTER 8: DATING VIOLENCE, STALKING, AND SEXUAL ASSAULT
Case History #8a: Ivana and Bruce - Teaching Her a Lesson
Introduction
Scope of the Problem
Searching For Patterns: Characteristics of Perpetrators and Victims of Dating Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Assault
Explaining Dating Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Assault
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Readings
CHAPTER 9: INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV) IN ADULT RELATIONSHIPS
Case History #9A: Kree Kirkman: Getting Even With the Woman You No Longer Love
Introduction
Scope of the Problem
Outcomes of Intimate Partner Violence
Explaining Intimate Personal Violence
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Readings
CHAPTER 10: INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE: ABUSED PARTNERS
Case History #10A: Lisa-Staying for Better or Worse
Introduction
Blaming Battered Victims
Consequences of Being a Battered Woman
Remaining with an Abuser
Practice, Policy, and Prevention
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Reading
CHAPTER 11: INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE: ABUSIVE PARTNERS
Case History #11A: Ari and Bernadette - When a Little Slap is a Knock-Out Punch
Introduction
Descriptions of Batterers
Becoming and Remaining a Batterer
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Reading
CHAPTER 12: ABUSE OF ELDERS AND THE DISABLED
Case History #12A: Jenny and Jeff Jr. - "Dwindling Assets, Dwindling Devotion"
Introduction
Scope of the Problem
Searching For Patterns: Who Is Abused And Who Are The Abusers?
Explaining Abuse of Elders and the Disabled
Practice, Policy, and Prevention Issues
Chapter Summary
Discussion Questions
Recommended Reading
CHAPTER 13 - WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP?
Introduction
Condemning Culturally Accepted Violence
Advocating for a Public Policy Commitment to Preventing Family Violence
Joining, Giving, and Volunteering
Summary

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