Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice

Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice

by Lee E. Ross

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ISBN-13: 9781138551169
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lee E. Ross, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida (UCF). A graduate of Rutgers University, his research interests spans a variety of areas, from seminal work on religion and social control theory to more recent explorations of African-American interests in law enforcement. As editor of Continuing The War against Domestic Violence (2014), his scholarship can be found in a variety of academic journals, including Justice Quarterly, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Crime and Justice, and the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, among others. The recipient of various teaching awards, Ross is a former Provost Fellow and Coordinator of the Public Affairs Doctoral Program at UCF. Ross spent several years as a group facilitator to a batterer’s intervention program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and recently served as an expert witness in a domestic violence case. His latest research examines the effects of mandatory arrest policies and the role of religion and domestic violence.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgements

Introduction

PART 1: THE EXTENT AND PREVALENCE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Chapter 1. Domestic Violence: A Global Phenomenon

Chapter 2: Defining and Measuring Domestic/intimate partner violence

Chapter 3: Historical Overview of Domestic/intimate partner violence

PART 2: THE NATURE OF DOMESTIC/INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

Chapter 4: Theorizing About Domestic/intimate partner violence

Chapter 5: Domestic/intimate partner violence Across the Life Span

Chapter 6: Intimate Partner Violence: Up Close and Personal

Chapter 7: Intimate Partner Violence within the GLBT+Q Community

PART 3: CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC

AND INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

Chapter 8: An American History of Policing Domestic/intimate partner violence

Chapter 9: Prosecuting Intimate Partner Violence in American Courts

Chapter 10: Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Appendices

Glossary

Index

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