Heavy Hands

Author: Denise Kindschi Gosselin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133008609
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The authoritative introduction to family violence issues. Heavy Hands, Fifth Edition, provides an authentic introduction to the crimes of family violence, covering offenders and offenses, impact on victims, and responses of the criminal justice system. This established text is essential reading for those considering careers in criminal justice, victim advocacy, social work, and counseling. Gosselin draws on extensive field experience and uses real-life examples to provide sharp insight into how and why abuse occurs and its effects on abuse survivors. The text's accessible language and effective learning tools keep students engaged and motivated, while its practical, real-world focus helps students connect text material to the world around them.

I Am Not Your Victim

Author: Beth Sipe
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483311511
Size: 56.44 MB
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I Am Not Your Victim: Anatomy of Domestic Abuse, Second Edition, vividly details the evolution of domestic violence during the 16-year marriage of author Beth Sipe. Encouraged to publish her story by her therapist and co-author, Evelyn J. Hall, Beth relates the background and events leading up to and immediately following the tragic act of desperation that ended the life of her sadistic perpetrator. Beth's subsequent mishandling by the police, the military, a mental health professional, and the welfare system illustrates how women like Beth face further revictimization and neglect by the very systems that should provide support and assistance. Insightful commentaries written by experts in the field follow Beth's story and deepen readers’ understanding of the causes and process of spousal abuse, why battered women stay, and the dynamic consequences of domestic violence. This updated edition includes new commentaries and an epilogue that tracks what happened to Beth in the years following the book’s publication. Author Beth Sipe would love to hear your comments about the book. She is also available for speaking engagements and can be reached at [email protected]

Understanding Parricide

Author: Kathleen M. Heide
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195176669
Size: 53.51 MB
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Understanding Parricide is the most comprehensive book available about juvenile and adult sons and daughters who kill their parents. Dr. Heide moves far behind the statistical correlates of parricide by synthesizing the professional literature on parricide in general, matricide, patricide, double parricides, and familicides. As a clinician, she explains the reasons behind the killings. Understanding Parricide includes in-depth discussion of issues related to prosecuting and defending parricide offenders. The book is enriched with its focus on clinical assessment, case studies, and follow-up of parricide offenders, as well as treatment, risk assessment, and prevention.

I Love You Mom

Author: John Borgstedt
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449044433
Size: 18.59 MB
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I LOVE YOU, MOM-Please Don't Break My Heart is the true story of one boy's journey through a childhood of physical, mental, and emotional abuse. John endured neglect, isolation, physical beatings, mental degradation and malevolent admissions into numerous mental institutions, and eventual attempted murder within the custodial supervision of his unscrupulous mother. This literary work is indeed John's factual account of his small, bruised body clinging to life, his struggle as a teenager fighting and winning against insurmountable odds, and his entrance into young manhood as a warrior for the young and innocent, protecting them from experiencing a similar childhood of hell on earth.

Family And Intimate Partner Violence

Author: Denise K. Gosselin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780134868219
Size: 61.87 MB
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Earlier editions published as: Heavy hands: an introduction to the crimes of intimate and family violence.

Sexual Assault

Author: Frances P. Reddington
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611635577
Size: 45.54 MB
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Revised edition of Sexual assault, c2009.

Research Methods In Criminal Justice And Criminology

Author: Frank E. Hagan
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134558912
Size: 32.14 MB
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For courses in Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology Teaches research fundamentals with a grounded, real-world approach Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, Tenth Edition, teaches contemporary research methods using examples of real criminological and criminal justice studies to illustrate concepts and techniques. Hagan's best-selling approach familiarizes students with examples of research in the field as they learn fundamental research skills. The text emphasizes sources and resources of classic and contemporary research in the field and helps students and professionals better understand the extensive diversity of research available and in progress in criminal justice. The logical organization carries students through the sequence of the research process, but is flexible enough to allow instructors to customize the text to suit their courses. The Tenth Edition brings the text up to date with the most recent developments and research in the field.

Understanding Violence And Victimization

Author: Robert J Meadows
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133139557
Size: 80.96 MB
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Violence and Victimization, Victimology, and Crime and Violence. Combines theory with applied responses to victimization. Understanding Violence and Victimization, Sixth Edition, goes beyond simple discussions of violence to explore the social and legal responses to victimization. Meadows focuses on the experience of victims and how the occurrence of violence; whether at home, in the community, or as the result of personal assault or abuse; can have a devastating effect. Drawing on extensive experience in the field, Meadows explores numerous types of violence and examines the offender—victim relationships, relevant data, and situational factors that influence violent incidents. Both students and those employed in crime prevention and victim services will find the text an indispensable resource for learning about and responding to violent crimes.

Criminal Law

Author: Sue Titus Reid
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199890866
Size: 39.14 MB
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The most up-to-date book on the market, Criminal Law: The Essentials, Second Edition, provides a brief yet comprehensive introduction to this fascinating and ever-evolving field. Meticulously revised and updated, this includes: The most recent cases and developments in the field New and updated focus boxes featuring real-world examples Expanded discussions of elder abuse, child and domestic partner abuse, the sentencing of juveniles, reform of the 100:1 ratio in sentencing for crack and powder cocaine and other drug-related issues, and bullying Coverage of current developments in criminal law, including Wall Street reform and capital punishment Rich pedagogical tools--chapter outlines, summaries, study questions, key terms, and Internet activities

Family Violence From A Global Perspective

Author: Sylvia M. Asay
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483320642
Size: 53.55 MB
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Focusing on family violence worldwide, Family Violence From a Global Perspective: A Strengths-Based Approach draws on the expertise of authors from 16 countries representing 17 cultures to tell the story of domestic violence in their respective parts of the world. This one-of-a-kind edited collection by Sylvia M. Asay, John DeFrain, Marcee Metzger, and Bob Moyer incorporates a strengths-based approach, including individual, relationship, community, and societal strengths. The collection draws on multiple perspectives (academics, counselors, organizers, activists, and victims) to determine strengths and analyze how they can translate into greater safety for victims, increased accountability of perpetrators, and improved policy formation and research. Each chapter focuses on the lived experiences of victims of intimate partner violence, child abuse, or elder abuse and includes information about the abuser, the family, the community, and the culture.