Heavy hands: an introduction to the crimes of family violence
Significantly updated in this edition, this book discusses many family violence issues in a comprehensive and easy to understand format. Chapters begin with scenarios and include case studies, in-depth feature boxes and current events that connect difficult topics to real life situations. This book contains a robust supplement package, new internet-based chapter exercises and end-of-chapter questions that address the changes in family violence, practice, policy and research. Some examples of new content include: A new chapter on Violence Against Women Around the World Section on research and sources of family violence data Two chapters on child abuse Chapter on adolescent perpetrators Chapter on gay and lesbian partner abuse Internet-based exercises This is an ideal resource for individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, or sociology.
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