Violence against women / edited by Joan Zorza.

This book is a collection of the experiences, insights, and ideas of leading professionals who work with women victims of violence, and who prosecute the perpetrators of such violence. Some articles also address male victims. It is a reference for victim advocates, attorneys, law enforcement, counse...

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Corporate Author: Civic Research Institute
Other Authors: Zorza, Joan
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Kingston, NJ : Civic Research Institute, [2002-]06.
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Table of Contents:
  • VOL. [1] : LAW, PREVENTION, PROTECTION, ENFORCEMENT, TREATMENT, HEALTH: PART 1 : VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN : WHAT IS IT AND HOW COMMON IS IT?: Battering
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Stalking
  • Pornography
  • Homicide
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace violence
  • PART 2 : WHAT CAUSES MEN TO ABUSE: Causes of violence
  • PART 3 : VULNERABLE POPULATIONS: Child sexual abuse
  • Child witnesses to domestic violence
  • Racial minorities
  • Gay and lesbian issues
  • Immigration
  • Rural America
  • Teens
  • Abuse of older women
  • Jewish community
  • Poverty
  • Abuse of women with disabilities
  • Service providers
  • PART 4 : PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND ENFORCEMENT: Confidentiality
  • Health
  • Therapists
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Police response
  • Evidence : collection and use
  • Sexual assault examination (SANE)
  • Orders of protection (restraining orders)
  • Full faith and credit
  • Prosecution
  • Criminal law
  • VAWA criminal provisions
  • Firearms
  • Battered women as defendants
  • Prevention
  • Risk assessment, lethality, death review
  • VINE
  • Treatment and services for victims
  • Victim behavior
  • PART 5 : COURT DECISIONS, LEGISLATION, AND CIVIL LAW REMEDIES: Divorce and mediation
  • Custody, visitation, paternity, and relocation
  • Civil law and remedies
  • VAWA civil rights remedy
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace issues
  • PART 6 : SOCIETAL BARRIERS AND BACKLASH: Welfare issues
  • Backlash
  • False and recovered memory
  • Child protection
  • PART 7 : OFFENDER TREATMENT, PROGRAMS, AND SANCTIONS: Sanctions, treatment, and programs for abusers
  • Discipline of attorney and judges for abuse
  • Megan's laws
  • Prevention
  • Sexually violent predator laws
  • Appendix 1 : literature and media reviews
  • Appendix 2 : Violence Against Women Act.
  • VOL. 2. : VICTIMS, ABUSERS, PREVENTION AND PROTECTION, LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND RESEARCH DEVELOPMENTS: PART 1 : TYPES OF ABUSE, ABUSE VICTIMS, AND PERPETRATORS: Who are the perpetrators and why do they do it?
  • Stalkers and Internet offenders
  • Victims and how they are abused
  • Children : a special class of victims
  • Understanding cultural and economic issues affecting victims and advocates
  • PART 2 : LEGAL ISSUES: Criminal law as it applies to violence against women
  • Orders of protection and related legal protections for victims
  • Evidentiary issues
  • Tort law as is applies to violence against women
  • Legal issues when children are involved as victims or children of victims
  • Megan's laws, sexual predator laws, and civil commitment
  • Digests of interesting cases around the country
  • PART 3 : TREATMENT, REMEDIES, INTERVENTIONS, AND PREVENTION EFFORTS: Medical response to and treatment for victims
  • Programs and rehabilitation treatment for offenders
  • Interventions and promising approaches
  • Appendix 1 : selected federal statutes.
  • VOL. 3. : VICTIMS AND ABUSERS, LEGAL ISSUES, INTERVENTIONS AND TREATMENT: PART I : UNDERSTANDING ABUSE, ITS VICTIMS, AND THE PERPETRATORS: Public perceptions, myths, and biases about abuse
  • About male perpetrators
  • About female perpetrators
  • Stalkers and Internet offenders
  • The experience of victims
  • When children are victims
  • Cultural issues affecting victims
  • PART II : LEGAL ISSUES: Criminal law approaches and developments
  • The use of orders of protection and other civil protections
  • Rules and laws regarding evidence
  • Legal issues in cases of child victims or perpetrators
  • Damages and tort law
  • Digests of other interesting cases from around the country
  • PART III : INTERVENTIONS AND TREATMENT: Health care responses
  • Batterer intervention programs
  • Community and law enforcement responses
  • APPENDICES: Appendix 1 : selected literature and media reviews
  • Appendix 2 : selected provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.