I Am Not Your Victim: Anatomy of Domestic Violence
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I Am Not Your Victim: Anatomy of Domestic Violence

by Beth M. Sipe, Evelyn J. Hall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1452235309

ISBN-13: 9781452235301

Pub. Date: 07/16/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

I Am Not Your Victim: Anatomy of Domestic Abuse, Second Edition, vividly details the evolution of domestic violence during the 16-year marriage of author Beth Sipe. Encouraged to publish her story by her therapist and co-author, Evelyn J. Hall, Beth relates the background and events leading up to and immediately following the tragic act of desperation that

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I Am Not Your Victim: Anatomy of Domestic Abuse, Second Edition, vividly details the evolution of domestic violence during the 16-year marriage of author Beth Sipe. Encouraged to publish her story by her therapist and co-author, Evelyn J. Hall, Beth relates the background and events leading up to and immediately following the tragic act of desperation that ended the life of her sadistic perpetrator. Beth's subsequent mishandling by the police, the military, a mental health professional, and the welfare system illustrates how women like Beth face further revictimization and neglect by the very systems that should provide support and assistance. Insightful commentaries written by experts in the field follow Beth's story and deepen readers’ understanding of the causes and process of spousal abuse, why battered women stay, and the dynamic consequences of domestic violence.

This updated edition includes new commentaries and an epilogue that tracks what happened to Beth in the years following the book’s publication.

Author Beth Sipe would love to hear your comments about the book. She is also available for speaking engagements and can be reached at bethsipe1@yahoo.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452235301
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/16/2013
Series:
SAGE Series on Violence against Women Series, #1
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
287
Sales rank:
308,495
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue
Beth’s Story
Epilogue
Commentaries
Hall Commentary
Smith Commentary
Bergen Commentary
Carlson Commentary
Goodmark Commentary
Temple Commentary
Casey Commentary
References
About the Authors
About the Commentators

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