Do arrests and restraining orders work?

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Sage Publications, Mar 12, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 284 pages
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In this provocative contribution to the debate on which interventions are most effective in reducing domestic violence, a wide range of research methods and analyses are presented and a number of issues raised. These include: whether the criminal justice response to domestic violence is inadequate; whether there is a conflict of interest between society and the victim of violence; and whether alternative means should be used to deter chronic batterers who are undeterred by the criminal justice response.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Identifying Offenders in Criminal
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Does Arrest Deter Domestic Violence?
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