Helping Battered Women: New Perspectives and Remedies

Helping Battered Women: New Perspectives and Remedies

by Albert R. Roberts (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195095869
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/25/1996
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile: 1500L (what's this?)

About the Author

Albert R. Roberts is a Profesor at the School of Social Work, Rutgers University.

Table of Contents

Foreword Judge Marjory D. Fields
PART I: SOCIAL ACTION, RESEARCH, AND POLICY REFORMS
1. Introduction: Myths and Realities Regarding Battered Women, Albert R. Roberts
2. Social Action for Battered Women, Susan E. Roche and Pam J. Sadoski
3. A Comparative Analysis of Incarcerated Battered Women and a Community Sample of Battered Women, Albert R. Roberts
4. Social Work and Criminal Justice Responses to Elder Abuse in New York City, Patricia Brownell
5. Domestic Violence and Woman Battering: Theories and Practice Implications, Diane C. Dwyer, Paul R. Smokowski, John C. Bricout, and John S. Wodarski
PART II: CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESPONSES
6. Police Responses to Battered Women: Past, Present, and Future, Albert R. Roberts
7. Court Responses to Battered Women, Albert R. Roberts
8. The Criminalization of Woman Battering: Planned Change Experiences in New York State, Lisa A. Frisch and Joseph M. Caruso
9. Battered Women, Homicide and the Legal System, Mindy B. Mechanic
PART III: ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTION, AND SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS
10. Shelter-Based Crisis Intervention with Battered Women, Sophia F. Dziegielewski, Cheryl Resnick, and Nora B. Krause
11. Children of Battered Women: Research, Programs and Services, Bonnie E. Carlson
12. Mental Health Interventions with Battered Women, Patricia Petretic-Jackson and Thomas Jackson
13. The False Connection between Adult Domestic Violence and Alcohol, Theresa M. Zubretsky and Karla M. Digirotama
14. Latino Battered Women: Barriers to Service Delivery and Cultural Considerations, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago
Epilogue: Helping Battered Women, Ann A. Abbott
Author index
Subject index

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