RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 33947252 LA English T1 Violence in gay and lesbian domestic partnerships A1 Renzetti, Claire M., Miley, Charles Harvey., PB Harrington Park Press PP New York YR 1996 SN 1560247533 9781560247531 1560230746 9781560230748 AB The publication of Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships signifies the growing official recognition of domestic violence within lesbian and gay relationships as a social problem worthy of serious attention and intervention. This book is unique in that it is the only book available which comprehensively addresses the social service needs of gay and lesbian domestic violence victims and perpetrators. The contributors give specific suggestions to improve service providers' responses to gay and lesbian victims of domestic violence. Editors Renzetti and Miley begin by providing readers with an overview of the problem and the responses of the domestic violence movement and other social service providers. Contributors to this book were actively addressing the problem of same-sex domestic violence long before it was officially "discovered," and their chapters are sure to raise your awareness of the problem and emphasize the need to develop specialized services for both victims and perpetrators.