Addressing violence, abuse and oppression: debates and challenges

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Routledge, Dec 13, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 232 pages
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Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression provides a broad overview of violence in relation to a range of groups and areas that social workers and human service professionals work with a?? men, women, children, mental health, youth, older people, the workplace, disability, sexuality and rural communities. Comparing the UK and Australia and looking at a variety of forms of physical and psychological abuse, the authors critically appraise theory, policy and practice and incorporate the latest findings from research. Each chapter provides an historical overview, explores theoretical perspectives, examines specific policy and practice context, appraises the contribution from research and assesses the impact for individuals and groups. This book is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners in health and social care and human services.

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Contents

Men and violence
17
recognizing the trauma surrounding
38
Feminisms and domestic violence within national
57
Copyright

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