ABSTRACT

Anyone can become a victim of domestic violence. As such, it is essential for all of us to continue the war against domestic violence. Supplying a comprehensive overview of domestic violence across racial/ethnic groups, the new edition of this popular reference explores topics rarely discussed in other domestic violence texts as well as the barrier

chapter 1|14 pages

Domestic Violence in Indian Country

ByJULIE C. ABRIL, LEE E. ROSS

chapter 2|34 pages

Intimate Partner Violence Among Latinos

ByJOANNE KLEVENS

chapter 3|16 pages

Domestic Violence in Asian Cultures

ByQIANG XU, JENNIFER COLANESE

chapter 4|16 pages

Domestic Violence Among African Americans: Strengthening Knowledge to Inform Action

ByTRICIA B. BENT-GOODLEY, ZULEKA HENDERSON, AND AKOSOA MCFADGION

chapter 5|20 pages

Physical Child Abuse, Neglect, and Domestic Violence: A Case Studies Approach

ByMARK A. WINTON, ELIZABETH M. RASH

chapter 6|10 pages

The Response of the Child Welfare System to Domestic Violence

ByMELANIE SHEPARD, GINA FARRELL

chapter 7|24 pages

Theoretical Connections Between Dating and Marital Violence

ByRYAN C. SHOREY, TARA L. CORNELIUS, AND KATHRYN M. BELL

chapter 8|20 pages

Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: A Double-Edge Sword

ByLEE E. ROSS

chapter 9|20 pages

Connections Between Domestic Violence and Homelessness

ByCHARLENE K. BAKER

chapter 11|24 pages

Police Officers and Spousal Violence: Work– Family Linkages

ByLEANOR BOULIN JOHNSON

chapter 12|20 pages

Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence: A Historical Review

ByJOHN R. BARNER AND MICHELLE MOHR CARNEY

chapter 13|18 pages

Civil Protection Orders Against Domestic Violence: Practices and Procedures

ByROBERT T. MAGILL, WALTER KOMANSKI, AND LEE E. ROSS

chapter 14|18 pages

Prosecuting Domestic Violence Cases: Issues and Concerns

ByWALTER KOMANSKI, ROBERT T. MAGILL

chapter 15|18 pages

Defending Individuals Charged With Domestic Assault and Battery

ByJOHN V. ELMORE, LEE E. ROSS

chapter 16|22 pages

Court-Ordered Treatment Programs: An Evaluation of Batterers Anonymous

ByREBECCA BONANNO

chapter 17|28 pages

Community Supervision of Domestic Violence Offenders: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

ByLYNETTE FEDER, KATHERINE C. GOMEZ

chapter 18|16 pages

A Restorative Justice Approach to Domestic Violence

ByDEBRA HEATH-THORNTON