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Unclenching our fists : abusive men on the journey to nonviolence

Author: Sara Elinoff Acker
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2013]
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"Presents collection of stories of domestic violence perpetrators who have stopped being abusive. Includes first-person stories and photographs of men who worked on themselves over years in violence intervention programs and discussion of stages of accountability and behavioral change. Includes chapter for women in abusive relationships trying to assess whether their partners are capable of making needed  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Elinoff Acker
ISBN: 9780826519412 0826519415 9780826519429 0826519423
OCLC Number: 827528468
Description: 211 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Working with men: the men's stories : Chuck Switzer ; Emiliano Diaz de Leon ; "James L." ; "Michael" ; Robin Schauls ; Steve Jefferson ; "John" ; Ron Lenois ; Darius Richardson ; Robert Kurtz ; Dave Weir --
The road to nonviolence --
When the man you love is abusive --
The last word: voices of survivors.
Responsibility: Sara Elinoff Acker ; photography by Peter Acker.

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"Presents collection of stories of domestic violence perpetrators who have stopped being abusive. Includes first-person stories and photographs of men who worked on themselves over years in violence intervention programs and discussion of stages of accountability and behavioral change. Includes chapter for women in abusive relationships trying to assess whether their partners are capable of making needed changes"--Provided by publisher.

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