Heavy Hands: An Introduction to the Crime of Intimate and Family Violence (Paperback)Denise Kindschi Gosselin (author)
Paperback Published: 28/06/2009
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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 This is an ideal resource for individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, or sociology.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Weight: 558 g
Dimensions: 232 x 177 x 20 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
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