Family Violence Across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 3

Family Violence Across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 3

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1412981786
ISBN-13:
9781412981781
Pub. Date:
12/21/2010
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Overview

Family Violence Across the Lifespan: An Introduction / Edition 3

The most comprehensive research-based text on family violence – now more accessible and visually inviting than ever before

Streamlined and updated throughout with state-of-the-art information, this Third Edition of the authors' bestselling book gives readers an accessible introduction to the methodology, etiology, prevalence, treatment, and prevention of family violence. Research from experts in the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and social welfare informs the book's broad coverage of current viewpoints and debates within the field. Organized chronologically, chapters cover child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; abused and abusive adolescents; courtship violence and date rape; spouse abuse, battered women, and batterers; and elder abuse.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412981781
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/21/2010
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 866
Sales rank: 77,563
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
1. History and Definitions of Family Violence
2. Research Methodology, Assessment, and Theories of Family Violence
3. Child Neglect and Child Psychological Maltreatment
4. Child Physical Abuse
5. Child Sexual Abuse
6. Abused and Abusive Adolescents
7. Dating Aggression, Sexual Assault, and Stalking: Primarily Unmarried, College-Age Individuals
8. Abused Heterosexual Partners: Primarily Women
9. Abusive Heterosexual Partners: Primarily Men
10. Abused and Abusive Partners in Understudied Populations: Cross-Cultural, Immigrant/Ethnic/Racial, Rural, Same-Sex, and Military Groups
11. Adult Intimate Partner Violence: Practice, Policy, and Prevention
12. Abuse of Elderly and Disabled Persons
Abbreviations
Glossary
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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