Violence in the home : multidisciplinary perspectives / Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky.

Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. This book reviews the most current theoretical explanations of family violence and then links theory to practice.

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Kurst-Swanger, Karel, 1961-
Other Authors: Petcosky, Jacqueline L., 1962-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Albert R. Roberts
  • 1. Violence in the Home: An Introduction
  • 2. Theoretical Perspectives
  • 3. Child Maltreatment
  • 4. Intimate Partner Abuse
  • 5. Hidden Violence in the Home: Siblings, Parents, Animals
  • 6. Elder Abuse
  • 7. Pseudo Families: Caregiver/Institutional Maltreatment
  • 8. Intervening in Violent Homes
  • 9. Preventing Violence in the Home.