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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Rural Women Battering and the Justice System: An Ethnography.   

Understanding Domestic Homicide

Neil Websdale - Social Science - 1999 - 289 pages
Case histories of some 300 homicides involving family members, framed within their interpersonal, familial, cultural, and situational contexts.
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Policing the Poor: From Slave Plantation to Public Housing

Neil Websdale - Political Science - 2001 - 278 pages
A hard-hitting examination of community policing and its negative impact on the urban poor.
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Making Trouble: Cultural Constructions of Crime, Deviance, and Control

Dr Jeff Ferrell, Neil Websdale - Social Science - 376 pages
In Making Trouble, leading scholars in criminology, sociology, criminal justice, womens studies, and social history explore the mediated cultural dynamics that govern image ...
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Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Neil Websdale - Social Science - 2010 - 336 pages
Oscar, physically and sexually abusive, stabbed his partner and two stepdaughters to death, buried the bodies, and fled the state with his two younger children. Paul, a ...
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Sexual Assault on the College Campus: The Role of Male Peer Support

Martin D. Schwartz, Walter S. DeKeseredy - Family & Relationships - 1997 - 230 pages
For many students, coeducational college campus life is marred by traumatic experiences of sexual assault. While there are many social determinants of rape and attempted rape ...
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Understanding Family Violence: Treating and Preventing Partner, Child ...

Vernon R. Wiehe - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 278 pages
This thorough exploration of the major types of family violence details the range of abusive behaviors perpetrated within family systems. Case vignettes effectively illustrate ...
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Assessing Woman Battering in Mental Health Services

Edward W. Gondolf - Family & Relationships - 1997 - 188 pages
This guide to the conceptual and practical issues associated with identifying and assessing battered women in mental health services challenges traditional mental health ...
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What Causes Men's Violence Against Women?

Michele Harway, Joseph R. Biden - Family & Relationships - 1999 - 296 pages
This book uses various theoretical perspectives to summarize what is known about the multiple causes of men's violence against women, and stresses the importance of identifying ...
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Childhood Sexual Abuse

David M. Fergusson, Dr Paul E Mullen - Family & Relationships - 1999 - 134 pages
This book critically reviews research into child sexual abuse (CSA), and provides a concise and clear guide to current knowledge. The topics covered include: the prevalence of ...
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