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The Resource Domestic violence and abuse : a reference handbook, Laura L. Finley

Domestic violence and abuse : a reference handbook, Laura L. Finley

Label
Domestic violence and abuse : a reference handbook
Title
Domestic violence and abuse
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Laura L. Finley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A comprehensive and timely resource for students, activists, educators and advocates, Domestic Violence and Abuse: A Reference Handbook provides a rich and scholarly assessment of this important social issue while also including stories and profiles for a more personal understanding. Domestic Violence and Abuse: A Reference Handbook provides a thorough review of the most recent research about intimate partner violence. Additionally, a historical review provides readers with a sense of how views on domestic violence have changed over time and how different policies and practices have and have not been successful. Appropriate for readers at the high school level and above, the volume focuses on the scope, extent, and characteristics of domestic violence and offers several unique elements, including profiles of significant individuals, personal stories from advocates, activists and survivors, and a review of controversial issues. The volume also includes a chronology of key events, relevant data and documents, primary source data, and recommended resources. --Compiles the most recent data about victims and offenders, thereby correcting many misconceptions about domestic violence --Offers a timeline of critical events for readers to understand the history of the movement --Includes primary source documents and personal stories, which help make the book beneficial to all readers --Addresses the most common controversies in the field, allowing readers to support more informed positions." --
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Finley, Laura L
Dewey number
362.8292
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6626
LC item number
.F565 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
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  • Family violence
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Family violence
  • Intimate partner violence
Label
Domestic violence and abuse : a reference handbook, Laura L. Finley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1127173955
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 347 pages
Isbn
9781440858833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1127173955
Label
Domestic violence and abuse : a reference handbook, Laura L. Finley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1127173955
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 347 pages
Isbn
9781440858833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1127173955

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