Family Violence: Legal, Medical, And Social Perspectives

Paperback | July 23, 2013

byHarvey Wallace, Cliff Roberson

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Examines the entire spectrum of family violence, focusing onsocial processes and social relationships. The seventh edition of Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives by Harvey Wallace and Cliff Roberson is a comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence that guides readers to a better understanding of the challenges involved in reducing or eliminating violence. The six major topics are: domestic partner abuse, child abuse, elder abuse, physical and psychological abuse, identifying when abuse occurs, and discussing the effects of the various types of abuse or violence.

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Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
-Understand the facets of family violence.
-Discuss how violence may be reduced or eliminated.
-Identify how each major type of abuse impacts the social and law enforcement agencies that are involved.

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Examines the entire spectrum of family violence, focusing onsocial processes and social relationships. The seventh edition of Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives by Harvey Wallace and Cliff Roberson is a comprehensive introduction to the study of family violence that guides readers to a better understanding of the ...

Paul Harvey Wallace was a Professor in the Criminology Department, California State University, Fresno.  He served as chair of the department of criminology.  During his tenure as Chair, the departments embarked on a number of innovative programs.  He was the Interim Associate Dean for the College of Social Sciences at California Stat...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.75 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:July 23, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:020591392X

ISBN - 13:9780205913923

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Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:  Chapter 1 Characteristics and Consequences of Family Violence  Chapter 2 Physical Child Abuse  Chapter 3 Child Sexual Abuse  Chapter 4 Child Neglect  Chapter 5 Sibling Abuse  Chapter 6 Ritualistic Child Abuse  Chapter 7 Professionals and Their Response to Child Abuse  Chapter 8 Child Exploitation  Chapter 9 Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship Violence  Chapter 10 The Criminal Justice Response to Intimate Partner Abuse and Relationship Violence  Chapter 11 Elder Abuse  Chapter 12 Special Populations and Family Violence  Chapter 13 Sexual Violence  Chapter 14 Stalking  Chapter 15 Victims' Issues