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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 12 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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Battering and family therapy: a feminist perspective

Marsali Hansen, Michele Harway - Family & Relationships - 1993 - 302 pages
Battering and Family Therapy challenges traditional intervention by family therapists in treating family violence. Experts in specific legal, ethical, and practical areas ...
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Woman Battering in the United States: Till Death Do Us Part

Helen M. Eigenberg - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 369 pages
Using her own original writings and some taken from a variety of previously published books and periodicals, Eigenberg (U. of Tennessee at Chattanooga) displays woman battering ...
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Do Arrests and Restraining Orders Work?

Eve S. Buzawa, Carl G. Buzawa - Social Science - 1996 - 288 pages
In this provocative contribution to the debate on which interventions are most effective in reducing domestic violence, a wide range of research methods and analyses are ...
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Gendered Justice: Intimate Partner Violence and the Criminal Justice System

Venessa Garcia, Patrick McManimon - Social Science - 2012 - 192 pages
Gendered Justice takes a unique, multi-layered look at the various elements that factor into our understanding of domestic violence and how the criminal justice system handles ...
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Helping Battered Women: New Perspectives and Remedies

Albert R. Roberts - Social Science - 1996 - 247 pages
Women battering is one of the most pervasive and dangerous problems in American society today. An estimated 8.7 million women fall victim to violence in their own homes each ...
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