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Author Davis, Richard L., 1941-

Title Domestic violence : intervention, prevention, policies, and solutions / Richard L. Davis
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 293 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Domestic violence and violent behavior in general -- Battered statistics harm all victims -- Dating abuse -- The California conundrum : keeping the promise -- Rape and sexual assault -- Mandatory domestic violence arrest policies -- The Colorado star chamber -- Ain't I a victim -- In memoriam -- Rethinking victimization -- Afterword
Summary Summarizes many important federally sponsored reports and provides meta-analysis styled empirical based overviews of contemporary research and intervention efforts. This book addresses explanations of battering behaviour, identification of victims, rape and sexual assault, and risk factors as well as ideological advocacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-254) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Family violence -- Government policy -- United States.
Family violence -- United States.
Victims of family violence -- United States.
Domestic Violence.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1420061399
1420061402 (electronic bk.)
9781420061406 (electronic bk.)