Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook

Front Cover
ABC-CLIO, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 328 pages
2 Reviews

"Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook" provides straightforward and objective coverage that considers all aspects of the issue through a careful combination of facts, statistics, case studies, and victims' stories.

This volume in ABC-CLIO's Contemporary World Issues series examines the causes and historical roots of domestic violence, providing the facts and analyses to foster a better understanding. The work analyzes the complex dynamics of domestic violence from three perspectives--legal, social, and psychological. This reference is an important source of information for those touched by domestic violence and for those seeking to understand it.


What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


1 Background and History
2 Problems Controversies and Solutions
3 Worldwide Perspective
4 Chronology
5 Biographical Sketches
6 Facts Data and Documents
7 Directory of Organizations
8 Resources
About the Author

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (2008)

Margi Laird McCue is adjunct instructor in the Women's Studies Department at Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Bibliographic information