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Domestic violence

Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether domestic violence is a serious problem, whether teen dating violence is a serious problem, and whether economic downturns amplify problems that can lead to domestic violence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 9780737757194 0737757191 9780737757200 0737757205
OCLC Number: 707965591
Description: 238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. Is domestic violence a serious problem? --
Domestic violence is a serious problem / American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists --
The problem of domestic violence is exaggerated / Stephen Baskerville --
Domestic violence against men is a serious problem / Mark Mahnkey --
Domestic violence against women is more common than domestic violence against men / Elsie Hambrook --
Teen dating violence is a serious problem / Carrie Mulford and Peggy C. Giordano --
The problem of teen dating violence is exaggerated / Mike Males --
Domestic violence is a global problem / Humaira Shahid and Ritu Sharma --
The use of technology by domestic abusers is increasing / Information Week --
Chapter 2. What are the causes of domestic violence? --
Multiple factors contribute to domestic violence against women worldwide / Sapna Kumari, Richa Priyamvada, S. Chaudhury, A. Singh, A. Verna, and J. Prakash --
Domestic violence perpetrators are not easily defined / Diane Pietkiewicz --
Male socialization normalizes domestic violence / Tony Porter --
The availability of guns increases the risk of domestic homicide / Nan Stoops and Sue Else --
Economic downturns amplify problems that can lead to domestic violence / Sheetal Ranjan and Chitra Raghavan --
A culture of war promotes domestic violence worldwide / Amii Omara-Otunnu --
Untreated veterans are more likely to commit domestic violence / Stacy Bannerman --
Some immigrant cultures condone behavior that is considered domestic violence in the United States / Sandra Tan --
Chapter 3. What policies best address domestic violence? --
Better funding of child protection services will help protect children from domestic violence / National Child Abuse Coalition --
Child protection services hurt children and families / National Coalition for Child Protection Reform --
Restraining orders enhanced by GPS monitoring will protect domestic abuse victims / Diane L. Rosenfeld --
Frivolous domestic violence restraining orders hurt children / Gregory A. Hession --
Chapter 4. What laws will best reduce domestic violence? --
The Violence Against Women Act is necessary to reduce domestic violence / Catherine Pierce --
The Violence Against Women Act should be reformed / Phyllis Schlafly --
Laws prohibiting domestic violence offenders from owning guns will reduce homicides / Ryan Brown --
Laws prohibiting misdemeanor domestic violence offenders from owning guns are unconstitutional / Jeff Knox --
The International Violence Against Women Act helps women escape domestic violence worldwide / Elizabeth Weingarten --
The International Violence Against Women Act destroys families / Janice Shaw Crouse --
Criminalizing partner discord hurts true domestic violence victims / Stop Abusive and Violent Environments --
Mandatory arrest provisions hurt some domestic violence victims / Ann Friedman.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.

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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether domestic violence is a serious problem, whether teen dating violence is a serious problem, and whether economic downturns amplify problems that can lead to domestic violence.

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