9780131188853

Heavy Hands: An Introduction To The Crimes Of Family Violence

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131188853

  • ISBN 10:

    0131188852

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

For undergraduate-level courses in Domestic Violence, Domestic Crimes, Family Violence, and Sociology of Domestic Violence in departments of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Sociology. This text explores the causes, consequences, and prevalence of domestic violence and the positive law enforcement response. Using a socio-legal approachwith emphasis on the practical criminal justice perspectivethe book helps both instructors with no field experience and educators with professional backgrounds effectively meld together the theory and practice of domestic violence for students of the social sciences. The book focuses on all forms of domestic violence perpetrated in a variety of gender, age, and orientation relationships.

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