9780136139034

Heavy Hands An Introduction to the Crime of Intimate and Family Violence

  • ISBN 13:

    9780136139034

  • ISBN 10:

    0136139035

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/28/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Significantly updated in this edition, this book discusses many family violence issues in a comprehensive and easy to understand format. Chapters begin with scenarios and include case studies, in-depth feature boxes and current events that connect difficult topics to real life situations.

This book contains a robust supplement package, new internet-based chapter exercises and end-of-chapter questions that address the changes in family violence, practice, policy and research. Some examples of new content include:

-A new chapter on Violence Against Women Around the World

-Section on research and sources of family violence data

-Two chapters on child abuse

-Chapter on adolescent perpetrators

-Chapter on gay and lesbian partner abuse

-Internet-based exercises

Heavy Hands is an ideal resource for individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, or sociology.

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