The domestic assault of women: psychological and criminal justice perspectives
Only by understanding the psychology of both the aggressors and victims of wife assault can we generate informed social and criminal justice policy. Dutton shows how police/therapist intervention can interrupt assaultive behavior and prevent recidivism. Reports based on unique research and empirical studies.
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Effects on the Victim
The Criminal Justice Response to Wife Assault
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