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Violent Partners A Breakthrough Plan for Ending the Cycle of Abuse

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ISBN-10: 0465018246

ISBN-13: 9780465018246

Edition: N/A

Authors: Linda G. Mills

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In this groundbreaking book, Linda Millsfeminist, scholar, activist, and survivorchallenges the prevailing orthodoxies and maps out a plan to change domestic abuse treatment programs. Drawing on case studies and research from her abuse prevention programs, Mills reveals that intimate abuse is far more complex than we realize, and develops a program for healing that engages everyone caught up in a violent dynamic. Essential reading for therapists, couples, public health experts, and members of the criminal justice system, Violent Partners outlines a breakthrough approach to a major social problem.
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 9/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Author's Note
Introduction
A New Voice
My Personal Encounters with Intimate Violence
A Brief History of the Battered Women's Movement
Enormous Strides and Unexpected Consequences
Enlarging the Frame
Complicating Our Perspectives on Severe Abuse
A New Understanding
The Anatomy of Intimate Abuse
Where Does Intimate Abuse Come From?
The Dynamics of Intimate Abuse
Situational Couple Violence
Thinking Beyond Labels
The Odiernos and the Woodses
New Approaches
Couples Counseling
The New Grassroots Movement
Safe and Violence Anonymous
The Power of the Group
A New Vision
My Political Encounters with Intimate Abuse
Healing Circles
Peacemaking Circles
Conclusion: Ending the Cycle of Abuse
Acknowledgments
Resources
Notes
Bibliography
Index