Intimate Personal Violence In Canada by Anastasia BakeIntimate Personal Violence In Canada by Anastasia Bake

Intimate Personal Violence In Canada

byAnastasia Bake

Paperback | October 7, 2012

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The only Canadian text in its field, Intimate Personal Violence in Canada provides a clear breakdown and meaningful overview of interpersonal violence. Written in an engaging and accessible style, the text begins with an overview of the history of violence in Canada, followed by theoretical explanations of interpersonal violence. The core content includes chapters on violence against children, violence against women, family violence, and violence in same-sex relationships. 

    The discussion of each form of violence is framed by coverage on the history of domestic violence in Canada, relevant statistics, theories of violence, Canadian laws, and services for victims. Canadian case stories and personal accounts from those impacted ensure that this is a text you not only will enjoy reading, but will provide you with the practical knowledge you need in your future careers.

Anastasia Bake is a registered, licensed M.S.W social worker as well as a sessional instructor for the School of Social Work at the University of Windsor and a full time professor at St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Sciences in the Department of Community Studies. She has worked extensively with children and families for nearly 3...
Title:Intimate Personal Violence In CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:October 7, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013257201X

ISBN - 13:9780132572019

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Table of Contents


Foreword by Michael J. Holosko, Pauline M. Berger Professor of Family and Child Welfare, University of Georgia


  1. History of Violence in Canada
  2. Theoretical Explanations of Interpersonal Violence
  3. Violence Against Children
  4. Violence Against Women
  5. Family Violence
  6. Violence in Same-Sex Relationships
  7. Laws
  8. Services for Victims

Editorial Reviews

“I would definitely consider this text…[it is a] user-friendly text, good match in regards to language skills of students; nice layout with effective use of current events/personal reflections/storytelling…the material is current and thought provoking, showing the complex nature of violence and its staggering impact to victims of violence/abuse.” --Anonymous   “Not only does the book address the topics that I cover, it also examines the critical questions I explore with students and provides comprehensive analysis and scrutiny of the issues at stake.” --Anonymous