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

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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
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Dynamics and Risk Factors in Partner Violence1
2The Aftermath of Partner Violence44
3Children Exposed to Partner Violence73
4Sexual Assault in Marriage: Prevalence, Consequences, and Treatment of Wife Rape113
5Leaving a Second Closet: Outing Partner Violence in Same-Sex Couples163
6Lifting the "Political Gag Order": Breaking the Silence Around Partner Violence in Ethnic Minority Families184
7Partner Violence: Prevention and Intervention210
References259
Index295
About the Editors311
About the Contributors312

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