Domestic violence: the criminal justice response
Shat action should institutions in the criminal justice system take in response to domestic violence? What influence do the police, law courts, and social services have on the pattern of domestic violence? These and other crucial questions are approached in this unique book which focuses on the individual institutions within the criminal justice system. It gives a full account of the present situation and makes some interesting recommendations for the future.
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Causation of Domestic Violence
Intervention by the Criminal Justice System
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