Violence and Abuse Products

  • Child Abuse and Child Protection

    Research, policy and practice across disciplines and agencies

    By Julia Davidson, Antonia Bifulco

    Literature in the child abuse and child protection arena has tended to adopt either a practice or legal perspective. Drawing on their expertise as researchers and leader in their field, Julia Davison and Antonia Bifulco offer a comprehensive and cohesive textbook on child abuse and child protection…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 

  • Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans

    Edited by Monica Massari, Vittorio Martone

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook aims to equip social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Whilst acknowledging the occurrence of domestic violence in all contexts, this book places its primary focus on…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 

  • Child Welfare

    Perspectives from Social Work

    By Kathryn Krase, Tobi Delong-Hamilton

    Child Welfare is comprehensive text for child welfare courses taught from a social work perspective. This textbook provides a single source for all material necessary to providing a contextual child welfare course. The material in this text is designed to meet the needs of social work students…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy

    Beyond Evidence-Based Practice

    By Susan Pease Banitt

    Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy focuses on the creation of the therapist as healing presence rather than technique administrator—in other words, how to be rather than what to do. Trauma survivors need wise therapists who practice with the union of intellect, knowledge, and intuition.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 

  • Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security

    Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    This edited collection addresses intimate partner violence, risk and security as global issues. Although intimate partner violence, risk and security are intimately connected they are rarely considered in tandem in the context of global security. Yet intimate partner violence causes widespread…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Jean Renvoize

    How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, Jean Renvoize uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 
    Psychology Revivals

  • It's My Life Now

    Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship, 3rd Edition

    By Meg Kennedy Dugan, Roger R. Hock

    Now in its third edition, It’s My Life Now is a guide for survivors who have left an abusive relationship. It addresses—in clear, non-threatening language—various issues associated with abuse and violence, including post-relationship emotions, psychological impact, dealing with children, personal…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 

  • Treating PTSD

    A Compassion-Focused CBT Approach

    By Shirley Porter

    Treating PTSD presents a comprehensive, compassion-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach that provides therapists with the evidence-based information they need to understand trauma’s effects on the mind and body as well as the phases of healing. Chapters offer discussion, practical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Domestic Violence

    Women, Divorce and Alternative Justice

    By Dafna Lavi

    Dealing with the interface between the Alternative Dispute Resolution movement and the phenomenon of domestic violence against women, this book examines the phenomenon of divorce disputes involving violence through the prism of ‘alternative justice’ and the dispute resolution mechanisms offered by…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 

  • Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life Course

    Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches

    Edited by Sonali Shah, Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    This is the first book to explore the interplay of disability, gender and violence over the life course from researcher, practitioner and survivor perspectives. It gives due weight to the accounts of disabled children and adults who have survived institutional or individual violence, evidencing…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 

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