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Policing the Poor: From Slave Plantation to Public Housing

Neil Websdale - Political Science - 2001 - 278 pages
A hard-hitting examination of community policing and its negative impact on the urban poor.
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Making Trouble: Cultural Constructions of Crime, Deviance, and Control

Dr Jeff Ferrell, Neil Websdale - Social Science - 376 pages
In Making Trouble, leading scholars in criminology, sociology, criminal justice, womens studies, and social history explore the mediated cultural dynamics that govern image ...
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Woman Abuse: Facts Replacing Myths

Lewis Okun - Social Science - 298 pages
Battered women and woman abusers. Which beliefs about them are becoming substantiated by empirical evidence, and which have now been debunked as fallacies or myths? Woman Abuse ...
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Feminist perspectives on wife abuse

Kersti Yllö, Michele Louise Bograd - Family & Relationships - 1988 - 318 pages
Why do men batter their wives? How do women define their experiences of violence? Does a relationship exist between wife abuse and child abuse? What responses do medical ...
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Convicted Survivors: The Imprisonment of Battered Women Who Kill

Elizabeth Dermody Leonard - Social Science - 2002 - 202 pages
Explores the experiences of women imprisoned for killing their male abusers and their treatment by the criminal justice system.
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Stopping Domestic Violence: How a Community Can Prevent Spousal Abuse

Pamela J. Jenkins, Barbara Parmer Davidson - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 124 pages
In the field of domestic violence, community collaboration has been an essential part of both prevention and intervention. However, there have been vast differences in ...
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Death by Domestic Violence: Preventing the Murders and Murder-suicides

Katherine S. Van Wormer, Albert R. Roberts - Family & Relationships - 2009 - 192 pages
This volume details the most violent form of abuse in an intimate relationship, and steps that should be taken on individual, societal, and public policy levels to stop the ...
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Do Arrests and Restraining Orders Work?

Eve S. Buzawa, Carl G. Buzawa - Social Science - 1996 - 288 pages
Since empirical research on domestic violence began in the 1970s, it has become clear that without intervention, significant percentages of domestic violence cases escalate ...
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Violent relationships: battering and abuse among adults

Beverly Ford - Social Science - 2001 - 134 pages
Examination of wife abuse, spousal abuse, causes and effects, abuse and the judicial system, domestic violence against the elderly, and where to seek government help.
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