Social Work: Violence and Abuse

  • Towards a Global Femicide Index: Counting the Costs book cover

    Towards a Global Femicide Index

    Counting the Costs, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence.While there are global indices for deaths that relate to public violence, such as terrorism, there is to date no systematic global count of killings of women by their intimate…

    Hardback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge
    Criminology in Focus

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective book cover

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Marriage Trafficking: Women in Forced Wedlock book cover

    Marriage Trafficking

    Women in Forced Wedlock, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Quek

    This book examines the traffic in women for marriage, a phenomenon that has been largely overlooked in international efforts to address the problem of human trafficking. In contrast to current international and state-based approaches to trafficking, which tend to focus on sex trafficking and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook book cover

    Violence Assessment and Intervention

    The Practitioner's Handbook, 3rd Edition

    By James S. Cawood, Michael H. Corcoran

    Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner’s Handbook, now in its third edition, provides a proven methodology, grounded in the current empirical research and the authors’ experience in successfully assessing and managing thousands of cases in a variety of contexts and environments, for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict book cover

    International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Duffy, Jim Campbell, Carol Tosone

    International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict provides an important basis for readers to recognise and understand the unique and specialist role that social workers have played and continue to play in international contexts of political conflict. Social workers make an important…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Handbook of Trauma, Traumatic Loss, and Adversity in Children: Development, Adversity’s Impacts, and Methods of Intervention book cover

    Handbook of Trauma, Traumatic Loss, and Adversity in Children

    Development, Adversity’s Impacts, and Methods of Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Nader

    The Handbook of Trauma, Traumatic Loss, and Adversity in Children is a developmentally oriented book rich with findings related to child development, the impact of trauma on development and functioning, and interventions directed at treating reactions to trauma. Aspects of attachment and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Violence Against Children in the Criminal Justice System: Global Perspectives on Prevention book cover

    Violence Against Children in the Criminal Justice System

    Global Perspectives on Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy O'Brien, Cédric Foussard

    Children who come into conflict with the law are more likely to have experienced violence or adversity than their non-offending peers. Exacerbating the deleterious effects of this childhood trauma, children’s contact with the criminal justice system poses undue risks of physical, sexual, and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport: Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture book cover

    International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Social Dynamics of Family Violence book cover

    The Social Dynamics of Family Violence

    3rd Edition

    By Angela J. Hattery, Earl Smith

    The Social Dynamics of Family Violence explores family violence throughout the life course, from child abuse and neglect to intimate partner violence and elder abuse. Paying special attention to the social character and institutional causes of family violence, Hattery and Smith ask students to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse: Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia book cover

    The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Carolina Borda-Niño-Wildman

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Private Security and Domestic Violence: The Risks and Benefits of Private Security Companies Working With Victims of Domestic Violence book cover

    Private Security and Domestic Violence

    The Risks and Benefits of Private Security Companies Working With Victims of Domestic Violence, 1st Edition

    By Diarmaid Harkin

    Private companies are increasingly involved with the security of domestic violence victims. This has manifested in a number of ways, including private security companies working in partnership with domestic violence services, the proliferation of security-technology companies that seek a market…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Understanding the Paradox of Surviving Childhood Trauma: Techniques and Tools for Working with Suicidality and Dissociation book cover

    Understanding the Paradox of Surviving Childhood Trauma

    Techniques and Tools for Working with Suicidality and Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Zucchetto, Simone Jacobs, Ly Vick Johnson

    Understanding the Paradox of Surviving Childhood Trauma offers clinicians a new framework for understanding the symptoms and coping mechanisms displayed by survivors of childhood abuse. This approach considers how characteristics such as suicidality, self-harm, persistent depression, and anxiety…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

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