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Violence in the Home free pdf Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. It takes many forms, including emotional, physical, and sexual abuse as well as neglect. This important book reviews the most current theoretical explanations of family violence and then links theory to practice. It looks at the systems and institutions that interact with families, which are mandated to provide protection and services, and explores the current debates surrounding family violence and public policy. In addition, Kurst-Swanger explores the role of power in abusive relationships and considers the short- and long-term consequences of abuse. This insightful book will be a practical resource for professionals and of interest to all those concerned with the far-reaching impact of family violence.

About Karel Kurst-Swanger

Karel Kurst-Swanger is Assistant Professor of Public Justice, Department of Public Justice, State University of New York, Oswego Jacqueline Petcosky is a Customer Service Advocate for New York State Electric and Gas.

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Author : Karel Kurst-Swanger
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 15 May 2003
ISBN : 0195151143
EAN : 9780195151145
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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