Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research

Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research

by Jana L. Jasinski, Linda M. Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761913173

ISBN-13: 9780761913177

Pub. Date: 02/19/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Twenty years of accumulated knowledge and research into violence towards partners are synthesized in this landmark book. Topics examined include: marital rape; effects of partner violence on children; partner violence among same sex couples; and partner violence in ethnic minority families. A final chapter examines issues of prevention and treatment, and

Overview

Twenty years of accumulated knowledge and research into violence towards partners are synthesized in this landmark book. Topics examined include: marital rape; effects of partner violence on children; partner violence among same sex couples; and partner violence in ethnic minority families. A final chapter examines issues of prevention and treatment, and provides empirically based recommendations for future research and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761913177
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/19/1998
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Murray A Straus
Partner Violence - Jana L Jasinski and Linda M Williams et al
A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research
Characterizing and Assessing Risk in Violent Partner Relationships - Glenda Kaufman Kantor and Jana L Jasinski
Social and Psychological Consequences of Partner Violence - Jean Giles-Sims
Effects of Partner Violence on Children - Janis Wolak and David Finkelhor
Sexual Assault in Marriage - Patricia Mahoney and Linda M Williams
Prevalence, Consequences and Treatment of Wife Rape
Leaving a Second Closet - Carolyn M West
Outing Partner Violence in Same-Sex Couples
Lifting the 'Political Gag Order' - Carolyn M West
Breaking the Silence around Partner Violence in Ethnic Minority Families
Prevention and Intervention of Partner Violence - Sherry L Hamby

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