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Heavy Hands: An Introduction to the Crime of Intimate and Family Violence, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Denise Kindschi Gosselin

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jun 24, 2009

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For courses in Victimology and Family Violence.

 

Significantly updated in this edition, this book discusses many family violence issues in a comprehensive and easy to understand format. Chapters begin with scenarios and include case studies, in-depth feature boxes and current events that connect difficult topics to real life situations. This edition features new chapters on global violence against women, adolescent perpetrators and gay and lesbian partner abuse. It contains a robust supplement package, new internet-based chapter exercises and end-of-chapter questions that address the changes in family violence, practice, policy and research.

Table of Contents

1.      Global Violence Against Women

2.      History of Violence in the Family

3.      Research and Theory on Family Violence

4.      Child Abuse

5.      Investigating Child Abuse

6.      Adolescent Perpetrators

7.      Intimate Partner Violence

8.      Gay and Lesbian Partner Abuse

9.      Abuse in Later Life

10.  Adult Perpetrators

11.  The Police Response to IPV

12.  Adult Stalking and Homicide

13.  The Court Response to IPV

14.  Research on the Internet

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Heavy Hands: An Introduction to the Crime of Intimate and Family Violence, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$40.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501805-7