Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook (Google eBook)

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ABC-CLIO, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 328 pages
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"Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook" provides straightforward and objective coverage that considers all aspects of the issue through a careful combination of facts, statistics, case studies, and victims' stories.

This volume in ABC-CLIO's Contemporary World Issues series examines the causes and historical roots of domestic violence, providing the facts and analyses to foster a better understanding. The work analyzes the complex dynamics of domestic violence from three perspectives--legal, social, and psychological. This reference is an important source of information for those touched by domestic violence and for those seeking to understand it.

  

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Contents

Preface
1 Background and History
2 Problems Controversies and Solutions
3 Worldwide Perspective
4 Chronology
5 Biographical Sketches
6 Facts Data and Documents
7 Directory of Organizations
8 Resources
Glossary
Index
About the Author
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Margi Laird McCue is adjunct instructor in the Women's Studies Department at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

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