Heavy Hands: An Introduction To The Crimes Of Family Violence, 4Th Edition

Heavy Hands: An Introduction To The Crimes Of Family Violence, 4Th Edition

  • Publish Date: 2009-07-08
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Denise Kindschi Gosselin
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Significantly updated in this edition, this book discusses many family violence issues in a comprehensive and easy to understand format. Chapters begin with scenarios and include case studies, in-depth feature boxes and current events that connect difficult topics to real life situations. This book contains a robust supplement package, new internet-based chapter exercises and end-of-chapter questions that address the changes in family violence, practice, policy and research. Some examples of new content include:

  • A new chapter on Violence Against Women Around the World
  • Section on research and sources of family violence data
  • Two chapters on child abuse
  • Chapter on adolescent perpetrators
  • Chapter on gay and lesbian partner abuse
  • Internet-based exercises

This is an ideal resource for individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, or sociology.

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