Domestic violence: action for change

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New Clarion Press, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 212 pages
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Domestic violence, one of the most common crimes in the United Kingdom, is given an in-depth look in this newly revised handbook. What domestic violence is and why it occurs is discussed, along with details on safe housing options and social services available to women survivors and their children. This newly revised edition incorporates information on increasing government involvement, the importance of partnership between voluntary and statutory agencies, and the continued need for community-based advocacy and support. Up-to-date information on recent laws and policy initiatives is included.

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Contents

What is domestic violence?
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Refuges and the movement against domestic violence
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Why does it happen? Attitudes and explanations
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