ISBN-10:
1439800480
ISBN-13:
2901439800484
Pub. Date:
02/02/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
War Against Domestic Violence / Edition 1

War Against Domestic Violence / Edition 1

by Lee E. Ross

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ISBN-13: 2901439800484
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

A graduate of Rutgers University, Lee Ross spent several years as a group facilitator for the Milwaukee Domestic Abuse Intervention Program. He is currently an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Central Florida, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of domestic violence and system responses.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

The Editor xiii

The Contributors xv

Introduction xxi

List of Abbreviations xxix

Part I

1 An Overview of Intimate Partner Violence Among Latinos Joanne Klevens 1

2 Domestic Violence in the African American Community: Moving Forward to End Abuse Tricia B. Bent-Goodley 15

3 Domestic Violence in Asian Cultures Qiang Xu Allen Anderson 27

4 Domestic Violence Among Native Americans Julie C. Abril 41

5 Domestic Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa Godpower O. Okereke Peter Racheotes Josephine Kahler 53

Part II

6 Physical Child Abuse, Neglect, and Domestic Violence: A Case Studies Approach Mark A. Winton Elizabeth M. Rash 71

7 The Response of Child Welfare Agencies to Domestic Violence Melanie Shepard Gina Farrell 89

8 The Connection Between Domestic Violence and Homelessness Charlene K. Baker 99

9 The Relationship Between Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence Josephine Kahler Shirley Garick Godpower O. Okereke 115

10 Domestic Violence in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons: Populations at Risk Christopher W. Blackwell 129

11 Spouse Violence Among Police Officers: Work-Family Linkages Leanor Boulin Johnson 139

Part III

12 Domestic Violence Policy: Navigating a Path of Obstacles Cynthia Brown 159

13 Civil Protection Orders Against Domestic Violence: The Fight Against Domestic Violence by Orange County, Florida Robert T. Magill Walter Komanski 175

14 Prosecuting Domestic Violence Cases: Issues and Concerns Walter Komanski Robert T. Magill 193

15 Defending Individuals Charged With Domestic Violence John V. Elmore 213

16 Court-Ordered Treatment Programs: An Evaluation of Batterers Anonymous Rebecca Bonanno 229

17 Community Supervision of Domestic Violence Offenders: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go Lynette Feder 247

18 Restorative Approaches to Domestic Violence: The Cornerposts in Action Debra Heath-Thornton 273

19 Creating and Executing an Applied Interdisciplinary Campaign for Domestic Violence Prevention Sarah N. Keller A. J. Otjen 287

Index 305

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