Family Violence in the United States Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse

ISBN-10: 0761930868

ISBN-13: 9780761930860

Edition: 2005

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Examining all types of family aggression,. this text is designed to provoke readers into questioning assumptions, evaluating information, formulating hypotheses, and designing solutions to problems of family abuse.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Kathleen Malley-Morrison , Ed.D., is a Professor of Psychology at Boston University. She has conducted considerable research on family violence since 1980 when she was a postdoctoral fellow on the family violence team at Children's Hospital in Boston. She regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on family violence. She is the lead author Treating Child Abuse: Family Violence in Hospitals , along with Eli Newberger, Richard Bourne, and Jane Snyder. She has also co-authored Studying Families (SAGE, 1991) with with Anne Copeland, and Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective (SAGE, 2004), with Denise Hines. Her current focus is primarily on cross-cultural and international perspectives on family violence and abuse.

Denise A. Hines received her Ph.D. in the Human Development Program in the Psychology Department at Boston University. Her dissertation, a behavioral genetic study of aggression in intimate relationships, was supported by an individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. Her primary research interests include genetic influences on aggressive behaviors in family relationships, female-perpetrated family aggression, and cultural influences on family violence. She has several publications on these topics, including a book from SAGE entitled Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective (2004), and she has made numerous conference presentations relating to issues in family violence. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Family Research Laboratory and Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire, along with Murray Straus and David Finkelhor.

Preface and Acknowledgments
Issues in the Definition of Family Violence and Abuse
Definitional Issues
Ecological Models of Maltreatment
Summary
Cultural Contexts of Family Violence
The Contemporary Context
The Broader Ecological Context
Summary
Cultural Contexts: Religion
Religion in the United States
Religious Affiliation and Religious Conservatism as Risk Factors for Family Violence
Positive Roles of Religion and Religiosity
The Response of Religious Institutions to Spousal Abuse
Summary
Child Physical Abuse
Scope of the Problem
Predictors and Correlates
Consequences
Prevention and Intervention
Summary
Child Sexual Abuse
Scope of the Problem
Predictors and Correlates
Consequences
Prevention and Intervention
Summary
Child Neglect and Psychological Maltreatment
Neglect
Psychological Maltreatment
Summary
Wife Abuse
Physical Maltreatment
Psychological Maltreatment
Sexual Abuse
Prevention and Intervention
Summary
Husband Abuse
Physical Abuse
Psychological Maltreatment
Prevention and Intervention
Summary
Abuse in Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Relationships
Scope of the Problem
Predictors and Correlates
Consequences
Prevention and Intervention
Summary
Elder Abuse
Scope of the Problem
Predictors and Correlates
Consequences
Prevention and Intervention
Summary
Hidden Types of Family Violence: Abuse of Siblings, Parents, and People With Disabilities
Sibling Abuse
Parent Abuse
Abuse of Family Members With Disabilities
Summary
Responding Effectively to Family Violence
Responding to Child Maltreatment
The Response to Wife Abuse
Husband Abuse and the Criminal Justice System
Maltreated Elders in the Criminal Justice System
Summary
References
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors
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