By Margi Laird McCue
Family violence is installed ancient context as a pervasive challenge in so much societies. The points mentioned in household Violence contain myths and data, results of household violence on little ones, very important felony circumstances and court docket activities, courses for sufferers and abusers, and a state-by-state listing of best companies and organizations.The publication offers basically with the problem of male violence opposed to ladies, notwithstanding it additionally includes details on same-sex battering, elder abuse, abuse of the disabled, and abuse of guys by way of girls. This paintings is an integral reference paintings for college students, academics, shield staffs, and legislators, in addition to social employees and psychological health and wellbeing execs.
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Extra resources for Domestic violence: a reference handbook
Primary prevention involves changing public attitudes about violence and includes: Awareness and education programs such as public education (media, public relations campaigns, and so on) directed at the general public. Education programs for adolescents, teenage mothers, and other parents. Advocacy and political action programs directed at changing laws regarding domestic violence, issues of gender equity, and human rights. Programs for individual women survivors of abuse to intervene and prevent their re-abuse are considered secondary prevention.
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150 Protective Parents Who Go Underground 150 Battered Women Who Kill Their Abusers 152 The Quincy Model 158 5 Organizations 165 National Organizations 165 State Domestic Violence Coalitions 172 Page x 6 Selected Print Resources 181 Anthologies 181 Books 185 Articles 208 Curricula, Manuals, and Program Materials 218 Newsletters, Journals, and Professional Publications 226 Bibliographies 229 7 Selected Nonprint Resources 231 Audiocassettes 231 Video and Film 232 Index 249 Page xi Preface This book is intended to provide comprehensive information about domestic violence; what it is, its causes, the extent of the problem, whom it affects, available services, and possible solutions.