Responding to Domestic Violence The Integration of Criminal Justice and Human Services
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Eve S. Buzawa is a professor and chairperson of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester as well as her Master's and Doctoral degrees from the School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University. She has authored and edited numerous books and monographs. Recent publications include Violence Against Women in Families and Relationships: Making and Breaking Connections, a four-volume set (co-edited with Evan Stark, 2009). Professor Buzawa has also served as a principal investigator on several federally funded research projects and has directed numerous state-funded research and training projects. She is past president of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, past president of the Northeast Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, and past board member for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Carl G. Buzawa is an attorney in private practice. Currently, he is Senior Vice President--Contracts, Legal, and Compliance at Textron Systems. He received his BA from the University of Rochester, his MA from the University of Michigan, and his JD from Harvard Law School. With Eve S. Buzawa, he is the coauthor of numerous books and articles on the topic of domestic violence.
|Introduction: The Role and Context of Agency Responses to Domestic Violence|
|Scope of the Problem: Defining and Measuring Domestic Violence|
|Matters of History, Faith and Society|
|Theoretical Explanations for Domestic Violence|
|Selective Screening: Barriers to Intervention|
|The Impetus for Change|
|The Evolution of Arrest Preferences: Criminalizing the Social Response|
|Variations in Arrest Practices|
|The Role of State and Federal Legislation|
|Case Prosecution: The Journey from Road Block to Change Agents|
|Civil Courts and the Role of Restraining Orders|
|Models for Judicial Intervention|
|Community Based and Court Sponsored Diversion|
|Domestic Violence and Health|
|Children and Domestic Violence|