Family Violence across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 1 by Ola W. Barnett, Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Robin Dale Perrin | | 9780761907077 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Family Violence across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 1

Family Violence across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 1

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

ISBN-10: 0761907076

ISBN-13: 9780761907077

Pub. Date: 11/07/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This comprehensive and accessibly written introduction provides state-of-the-art information on the aetiology, prevalence, treatment and prevention of family violence. Each chapter leads with a topic-specific interview that sets the stage for discussion on topics such as: child physical, sexual and emotional abuse; courtship violence and date rape; partner

Overview

This comprehensive and accessibly written introduction provides state-of-the-art information on the aetiology, prevalence, treatment and prevention of family violence. Each chapter leads with a topic-specific interview that sets the stage for discussion on topics such as: child physical, sexual and emotional abuse; courtship violence and date rape; partner abuse, battered women and batterers; and elder abuse.

The authors - leading authorities in the field - incorporate research findings from psychology, sociology, criminology and social welfare to provide a broad coverage of current viewpoints and debates. Their research discussions, while firmly based in science, are enlivened with passion, humour and informal interviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761907077
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/07/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

History and Definitions of Family Violence
Theories and Methodology
Investigating the Problem of Family Violence
Physical Child Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Neglect and Psychological Maltreatment
Children Exposed to Marital Violence
Courtship Violence and Date Rape
Marital Violence
An Overview
Marital Violence
Battered Women
Marital Violence
Batterers
Elder Abuse
Looking toward the Future

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