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Family Abuse and Violence A Social Problems Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0759108013

ISBN-13: 9780759108011

Edition: 2006

Authors: JoAnn L. Miller, Dean D. Knudsen, Dean D. Knudsen, Dean D. Knudsen

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Description:

A text outlining the study of family abuse and violence.
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Book details

List price: $61.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 10/12/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 436
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Family Abuse and Violence Episode Framework
Family Abuse and Violence Episodes: A Case Study and a Conceptual Framework
Measuring and Estimating the Cases: Agency, Government, and Social Survey Data
A History of Family Abuse and Violence in the United States
Interpreting the Past
From Violence to Abuse: Defining a Social Problem
Intergenerational Forms of Family Abuse and Violence
Physical Abuse of Children
Sexual Abuse of Children
Changing Definitions and Perceptions of a Social Problem
Implications of Family Abuse and Violence Definitions
General Population Perceptions of Family Abuse and Violence Problems
Intragenerational Forms of Family Abuse and Violence
Dating and Intimate Partner Abuse and Violence
Consequences of Intragenerational Family Abuse and Violence
Dependents
Neglect: The Failure to Act on Behalf of Dependents
Assessing the Situation
Persistent Controversies and Emerging Issues
What Do We Know? What Should We Do?
Resources
Glossary
References
Index
About the Authors