Family Violence Across the Lifespan: An Introduction
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Ola W. Barnett;Cindy L. Miller-Perrin;Robin D. Perrin
- Publish Date: 2010-12-14
The most comprehensive research-based text on family violence â now more accessible and visually inviting than ever before
Streamlined and updated throughout with state-of-the-art information, this Third Edition of the authors' bestselling book gives readers an accessible introduction to the methodology, etiology, prevalence, treatment, and prevention of family violence. Research from experts in the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology, and social welfare informs the book's broad coverage of current viewpoints and debates within the field. Organized chronologically, chapters cover child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; abused and abusive adolescents; courtship violence and date rape; spouse abuse, battered women, and batterers; and elder abuse.