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Helping Battered Women : New Perspectives and Remedies.

Author: Albert R Roberts
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Provides an overview of programs and policies for helping battered women. This book covers a wide range of possible responses and interventions by police, doctors, social workers, and psychiatrists, and includes chapters on women's shelters, support groups, victim advocacy services, emergency and mental health interventions, and legal remedies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Roberts, Albert R.
Helping Battered Women : New Perspectives and Remedies.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1997
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert R Roberts
ISBN: 9780195095876 0195095871
OCLC Number: 870240444
Description: 1 online resource (266 pages)
Contents: ForewordJudge Marjory D. Fields: PART I: SOCIAL ACTION, RESEARCH, AND POLICY REFORMS1: Albert R. Roberts: Introduction: Myths and Realities Regarding Battered Women2: Susan E. Roche and Pam J. Sadoski: Social Action for Battered Women3: Albert R. Roberts: A Comparative Analysis of Incarcerated Battered Women and a Community Sample of Battered Women4: Patricia Brownell: Social Work and Criminal Justice Responses to Elder Abuse in New York City5: Diane C. Dwyer, Paul R. Smokowski, John C. Bricout, and John S. Wodarski: Domestic Violence and Woman Battering: Theories and Practice ImplicationsPART II: CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESPONSES6: Albert R. Roberts: Police Responses to Battered Women: Past, Present, and Future7: Albert R. Roberts: Court Responses to Battered Women8: Lisa A. Frisch and Joseph M. Caruso: The Criminalization of Woman Battering: Planned Change Experiences in New York State9: Mindy B. Mechanic: Battered Women, Homicide and the Legal SystemPART III: ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTION, AND SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS10: Sophia F. Dziegielewski, Cheryl Resnick, and Nora B. Krause: Shelter-Based Crisis Intervention with Battered Women11: Bonnie E. Carlson: Children of Battered Women: Research, Programs and Services12: Patricia Petretic-Jackson and Thomas Jackson: Mental Health Interventions with Battered Women13: Theresa M. Zubretsky and Karla M. Digirotama: The False Connection between Adult Domestic Violence and Alcohol14: Gloria Bonilla-Santiago: Latino Battered Women: Barriers to Service Delivery and Cultural ConsiderationsAnn A. Abbott: Epilogue: Helping Battered WomenAuthor indexSubject index

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