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Heavy Hands

Heavy Hands - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0136139034

Cover of Heavy Hands 4TH 10 (ISBN 978-0136139034)
ISBN13: 978-0136139034
ISBN10: 0136139035

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $107.75

Heavy Hands - 4TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136139034

Denise Kindschi Gosselin

ISBN13: 978-0136139034
ISBN10: 0136139035

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

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

For individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, and sociology