Legal Responses to Wife Assault: Current Trends and Evaluation (Paperback)N. Zoe Hilton (editor)
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This book offers in-depth coverage of four major themes that address this issue: the historical framework of legal responses to wife assault; police attitudes and action; prosecution, mediation and treatment within the court system; and victims as defendants and participants in the legal system. Each chapter examines past and present policies of a specific branch of the legal system, and discusses their merits and demerits.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 550 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 19 mm