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Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

1st Edition

By Various
April 26, 2016

This set of 7 volumes, originally published between 1984 and 1998, provides illuminating and practical information on Domestic Abuse. Aimed at both students and practitioners across a range of disciplines, the volumes explore topics including, provision of services for domestic abuse victims, the ...

Battered Women as Survivors

Battered Women as Survivors

1st Edition

By Lee Ann Hoff
October 12, 2017

First published in 1990, this book is based on a field study of domestic abuse victims and their social network members. In a life history perspective, using values and network analysis, it uncovers the social context of a ‘secret’ crime against women and reveals the relationship between personal ...

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

1st Edition

By Deborah Lockton, Richard Ward
October 12, 2017

First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied ...

Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence: The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

1st Edition

By Judith S. Gordon
October 12, 2017

First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it ...

Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

1st Edition

By Marjorie Bard
October 12, 2017

First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues surrounding the provision of services for homeless women and ...

Private Violence and Public Policy The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

Private Violence and Public Policy: The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

1st Edition

Edited By Jan Pahl
October 12, 2017

First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands ...

Violence A Guide for the Caring Professions

Violence: A Guide for the Caring Professions

1st Edition

By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft
October 12, 2017

First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in caring professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the ...

Violence in the Family An annotated bibliography

Violence in the Family: An annotated bibliography

1st Edition

By Elizabeth Kemmer
October 12, 2017

In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant ...

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