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Title Partner stalking : how women respond, cope, and survive / TK Logan [and others]
Published New York : Springer Pub., 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 342 pages)
Contents 1. What do we know and what do we need to know about partner stalking? -- 2. Women's perceptions of partner stalking -- 3. Partner stalking and previous victimization -- 4. The health and mental health costs of partner stalking -- 5. Partner stalking and co--occurring problems -- 6. Partner stalking and coping responses -- 7. Partner stalking and the justice system response -- 8. Conclusion and implications : are there answers for stalking victims? -- Appendix. Study methods and ethical considerations
Summary It is estimated that a quarter of all women will be stalked in their lifetime. Stalkers put their victims in danger of losing their jobs, their support system, even their lives; and subject them to dangerously high levels of fear and stress. This book examines the multiple aspects of partner stalking from the victim's perspective. Female survivors share their personal stories of partner stalking, and the authors provide an extensive look at the latest stalking research providing readers with the new most relevant implications for practice and future research. The book informs students, profess
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Abused women.
Stalking victims.
Wife abuse.
Women -- Crimes against.
Battered Women -- psychology.
Crime Victims -- psychology.
Domestic Violence -- prevention & control.
Obsessive Behavior -- prevention & control.
Spouse Abuse -- prevention & control.
Form Electronic book
Author Logan, TK.
ISBN 0826137563
0826137571 (electronic bk.)
9780826137579 (electronic bk.)