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It could happen to anyone : why battered women stay

Author: Alyce D LaViolette; Ola W Barnett
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Based on sound research but accessibly written, this second edition of the widely read and highly praised It Could Happen to Anyone offers all readers a unique amalgamation of the practical clinical experience of Alyce LaViolette and the extensive research efforts of Ola Barnett on battered women and their batterers. This new edition includes a wealth of new material and case examples, and retained sections have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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LaViolette, Alyce D.
It could happen to anyone.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2000
(OCoLC)606302438
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alyce D LaViolette; Ola W Barnett
ISBN: 0761919945 9780761919940 0761919953 9780761919957
OCLC Number: 43694209
Notes: Barnett's name appears first on the earlier edition.
Description: xi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Weaving the fabric of abuse : learned hopefulness and learned helplessness --
Institutional battering : the power of the patriarchy --
Victimization : why does it happen to her? --
Living with fear : the force that holds, molds, and controls --
Meltdown : the impact of stress and learned helplessness --
Catalysts for change --
Voices of hope : survivors speak.
Other Titles: Why battered women stay
Responsibility: Alyce D. LaViolette, Ola W. Barnett.
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This revised and updated edition of It Could Happen to Anyone provides a comprehensive examination of why women stay in abusive relationships and why they leave, explaining why women should not be  Read more...

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LaViolette Puts a New Perspective on Domestic Violence

by SnowWhite22 (WorldCat user published 2013-04-12) Excellent Permalink

THANK YOU SO MUCH ALYCE LAVIOLETTE! It’s so reassuring to know that I can stab someone 20 times, shoot them in the head, drag their body around their house a bit and you will testify on my behalf at my criminal trial with your expertise! I don’t have to worry that...
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