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Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives / Edition 7
     

Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives / Edition 7

by Taylor and Francis, Cliff Roberson
 

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ISBN-10: 020591392X

ISBN-13: 9780205913923

Pub. Date: 08/02/2013

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Examines the entire spectrum of family violence, focusing onsocial processes and social relationships. The seventh edition of Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives by
Harvey Wallace and Cliff Roberson is a comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence that guides readers to a better understanding of the challenges

Overview

Examines the entire spectrum of family violence, focusing onsocial processes and social relationships. The seventh edition of Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives by
Harvey Wallace and Cliff Roberson is a comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence that guides readers to a better understanding of the challenges involved in reducing or eliminating violence. The six major topics are: domestic partner abuse, child abuse, elder abuse, physical and psychological abuse, identifying when abuse occurs, and discussing the effects of the various types of abuse or violence.

Learning Goals
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
-Understand the facets of family violence.
-Discuss how violence may be reduced or eliminated.
-Identify how each major type of abuse impacts the social and law enforcement agencies that are involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205913923
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
129,574
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1 Characteristics and Consequences of Family Violence Chapter 2 Physical Child Abuse Chapter 3 Child Sexual Abuse Chapter 4 Child Neglect Chapter 5 Sibling Abuse Chapter 6 Ritualistic Child Abuse Chapter 7 Professionals and Their Response to Child Abuse Chapter 8 Child Exploitation Chapter 9 Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship Violence Chapter 10 The Criminal Justice Response to Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship Violence Chapter 11 Elder Abuse Chapter 12 Special Populations and Family Violence Chapter 13 Sexual Violence Chapter 14 Stalking Chapter 15 Victims' Issues

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