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Domestic violence : a reference handbook

Author: Margi Laird McCue
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook provides straightforward and objective coverage that considers all aspects of the issue through a careful combination of facts, statistics, case studies, and victims' stories. This volume in ABC-CLIO's Contemporary World Issues series examines the causes and historical roots of domestic violence, providing the facts and analyses to foster a better understanding. The work  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margi Laird McCue
ISBN: 9781851097791 1851097791 9781851097845 1851097848
OCLC Number: 123232304
Description: xiv, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background and history --
Problems, controversies, and solutions --
Worldwide perspective --
Chronology --
Biographical sketches --
Facts, data and documents --
Directory of organizations --
Resources.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Margi Laird McCue.
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Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook provides straightforward and objective coverage that considers all aspects of the issue through a careful combination of facts, statistics, case studies, and victims' stories. This volume in ABC-CLIO's Contemporary World Issues series examines the causes and historical roots of domestic violence, providing the facts and analyses to foster a better understanding. The work analyzes the complex dynamics of domestic violence from three perspectives--legal, social, and psychological. This reference is an important source of information for those touched by domestic violence and for those seeking to understand it. -- from publisher description.

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