Violence in Intimate Relationships: Examining Sociological and Psychological Issues - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750698740, 9780080885629

Violence in Intimate Relationships: Examining Sociological and Psychological Issues

1st Edition

Authors: Nicky Jackson Giselé Oates
eBook ISBN: 9780080885629
Paperback ISBN: 9780750698740
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 12th May 1998
Page Count: 240
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Description

Violence in Intimate Relationships is an edited volume that provides a thorough overview of abuse in a wide range of situations, including children, elders, husbands, wives, homosexual couples, and dates. Each chapter covers an historical accounting of the problem, legal and operational definitions, prevalence and incidence, empirical correlates of abuse, theoretical explanations of abuse, profiles of abusers and victims, prevention and treatment strategies, and future trends. The editors have skillfully formatted the text so that students can easily compare and contrast the varieties of intimate violence described in each chapter.

Key Features

  • Contributions from 10 experts in the field
  • Astute editorial summaries for each chapter
  • Instructor's manual included

Readership

Students in criminology, sociology, and criminal justice programs

Table of Contents

Child Physical Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Neglect
Dating Violence
Wife Abuse
Husband Battering
Male-to-Male Domestic Violence
Lesbian Battering
Understanding Elder Abuse and Neglect
Cultural Perspectives on Intimate Violence

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080885629
Paperback ISBN:
9780750698740

About the Author

Nicky Jackson

Affiliations and Expertise

Purdue University - Calumet

Giselé Oates

Affiliations and Expertise

Purdue University - Calumet