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Family Violence Across the Lifespan An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1412981786

ISBN-13: 9781412981781

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Ola W. Barnett, Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Robin D. Perrin, Robin D. (Dale) Perrin

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List price: $150.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/14/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 896
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Ola W. Barnett is a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Psychology at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.nbsp; She earned her undergraduate and doctoral degrees in Psychology at UCLA, specializing in Learning.nbsp; Her initial research centered on batterers, and she later studied battered women and dating violence.nbsp; She has coauthored two best-selling Sage books (with Alyce D. LaViolette) on why battered women stay with abusive partners.nbsp; These books provide a scientific explanation, grounded in learning theory, for understanding the obstacles battered women face in trying to break free.nbsp; She remains active in the field of family violence by reviewing articles for a large…    

Cindy L. Miller-Perrin is currently Professor of Psychology and Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Social Science at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. She is also a clinical child psychologist and has worked with developmentally delayed, maltreated, and other troubled children and their families. She has coauthored three books, including Child Sexual Abuse: Sharing the Responsibility (with S. Wurtele, 1992), Child Maltreatment: An Introduction (with R. Perrin, Sage, 1999, 2007), and Family Violence Across the Lifespan (with O. Barnett & R. Perrin, Sage 1997, 2005, 2011). She is also the author or coauthor of numerous articles and book chapters on topics including child sexual abuse…    

Robin Perrin received his doctorate in sociology from Washington State University in 1989. Following his doctoral studies he was an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. Currently he is Professor of Sociology at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Perrin's research interests and publications are in the areas ofnbsp;family violence,nbsp;deviance theory, the social construction of social problems, and thenbsp;sociology of religion. He is the coauthor of three books; Social Deviance: Being, Behaving, and Branding (with David Ward and Tim Carter, Allyn and Bacon, 1991), Child Maltreatment: An Introduction (with Cindy Miller-Perrin, Sage,…    

History and Definitions of Family Violence
Research Methodology, Assessment, and Theories
Child Neglect and Child Psychological Maltreatment
Child Physical Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Abused and Abusive Adolescents
Dating Aggression, Sexual Assault, and Stalking
Abused Heterosexual Partners: Primarily Females
Abusive Heterosexual Partners: Primarily Males
Abused and Abusive Partners in Understudies Populations
Intimate Partner Violence: Practice, Policy, and Prevention
Abuse of Elderly and Disabled Persons
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors