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Heavy Hands : Introduction to the Crimes of Family Violence

Heavy Hands : Introduction to the Crimes of Family Violence - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0131188853

Cover of Heavy Hands : Introduction to the Crimes of Family Violence 3RD 05 (ISBN 978-0131188853)
ISBN13: 978-0131188853
ISBN10: 0131188852

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No

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Heavy Hands : Introduction to the Crimes of Family Violence - 3RD 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131188853

Denise Kindshi Gosselin

ISBN13: 978-0131188853
ISBN10: 0131188852

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No

Table of Contents

I. DEFINING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRIME, PREVALENCE, AND HISTORY.

1. Violence in the Family.
2. A Global View of Family Social and Legal Relations.

II. THEORIES ON CAUSATION AND VICTIMIZATION.

3. Theories on Family Violence.
4. Survivors and the Consequences of Victimization.

III. CRIME IDENTIFICATION.

5. Dynamics of Partner Violence.
6. Recognizing Child Abuse.
7. The Identification of Elder Abuse.

IV. LEGAL AND ENFORCEMENT RESPONSES.

8. Legal Responses.
9. The Role of the Police.
10. Law Enforcement Response.
11. Associated Major Crimes: Stalking and Homicide.

V. THE FUTURE.

12. Research on the Internet.