Violence in Intimate Relationships: Examining Sociological and Psychological Issues

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Nicky Jackson
  • Giselé Oates
  • Violence in Intimate Relationships: Examining Sociological and Psychological Issues

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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:
    © 1998
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750698740
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080885629