Family Violence Across the Lifespan

3rd Edition

An Introduction

Ola W. Barnett; Cindy L. Miller-Perrin; Robin D. Perrin
eISBN-13: 9781452236872

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The most comprehensive research-based text on family violence – now more accessible and visually inviting than ever before

Streamlined and updated throughout with state-of-the-art information, this Third Edition of the authors′ bestselling book gives readers an accessible introduction to the methodology, etiology, prevalence, treatment, and prevention of family violence. Research from experts in the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and social welfare informs the book′s broad coverage of current viewpoints and debates within the field. Organized chronologically, chapters cover child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; abused and abusive adolescents; courtship violence and date rape; spouse abuse, battered women, and batterers; and elder abuse.

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ISBNs 1452236879, 9781412997683, 9781452236872, 9781412981781, 9781412981781, 9781412981781
Language eng
Number of Pages 897
Edition 3rd