Family Violence : Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives / Edition 4

Family Violence : Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives / Edition 4

by Harvey Wallace
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205418228

ISBN-13: 9780205418220

Pub. Date: 06/02/2004

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives, Fourth Edition
This comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence discusses the field from three perspectives—legal, medical, and social. Unlike other books in this field, Wallace includes separate chapters on specialized topics such as ritualistic abuse, gay and lesbian abuse, and

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Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives, Fourth Edition
This comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence discusses the field from three perspectives—legal, medical, and social. Unlike other books in this field, Wallace includes separate chapters on specialized topics such as ritualistic abuse, gay and lesbian abuse, and victims' rights. The new Fourth Edition features in-depth coverage of spiritual abuse, family violence in the military, and spousal abuse by police officers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205418220
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
06/02/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Characteristics of Family Violence1
2Physical Child Abuse25
3Child Sexual Abuse55
4Child Neglect81
5Sibling Abuse99
6Ritualistic Child Abuse111
7Professionals and Their Responses to Child Abuse133
8Spousal Abuse161
9The Criminal Justice Response to Spousal Abuse191
10Elder Abuse217
11Gay and Lesbian Abuse237
12Women and Sexual Violence249
13Stalking277
14Victim's Rights297
Epilogue: Family Violence and the Future319
Index321

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