Violence in Intimate Relationships: Examining Sociological and Psychological Issues

  • ID: 1765557
  • Book
  • 240 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Violence in Intimate Relationships is an edited volume that provides a thorough overview of abuse in a wide range of situations, including children, elders, husbands, wives, homosexual couples, and dates. Each chapter covers an historical accounting of the problem, legal and operational definitions, prevalence and incidence, empirical correlates of abuse, theoretical explanations of abuse, profiles of abusers and victims, prevention and treatment strategies, and future trends. The editors have skillfully formatted the text so that students can easily compare and contrast the varieties of intimate violence described in each chapter.
  • Contributions from 10 experts in the field
  • Astute editorial summaries for each chapter
  • Instructor's manual included
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Child Physical Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Neglect
Dating Violence
Wife Abuse
Husband Battering
Male-to-Male Domestic Violence
Lesbian Battering
Understanding Elder Abuse and Neglect
Cultural Perspectives on Intimate Violence
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Jackson, Nicky
Oates, Giselé
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