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Coordinating Community Responses to Domestic Violence : Lessons from Duluth and Beyond - Melanie F. Shepard

Coordinating Community Responses to Domestic Violence

Lessons from Duluth and Beyond

By: Melanie F. Shepard (Editor), Ellen Pence (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1999
ISBN: 9780761911241
Number Of Pages: 304

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The "Duluth Model" is a widely disseminated approach to community-based intervention in domestic violence. This authoritative and comprehensive volume examines how to develop a response to domestic violence using the Model.

Key issues addressed include: enhancing networking among service providers; building monitoring and tracking systems; developing a supportive infrastructure for victims; providing sanctions and rehabilitation opportunities; addressing the needs of children; and evaluating the effectiveness of community response.

Eight Key Components of Community Intervention Projects
An Introduction
Developing a Coordinated Community Response
Some Thoughts on Philosophy
Developing Policies and Protocols
Enhancing Networking Among Service Providers
Elements of Successful Coordination Strategies
Building Monitoring and Tracking Systems
Advocacy for Battered Women
Implications for a Coordinated Community Response
Batterer Intervention Programs
Past and Future Prospects
Undoing Harm to Children
The Duluth Family Visitation Center
Evaluating a Coordinated Community Response
Future Developments and Adaptations of the Duluth Model
Just Like Men? A Critical View of Violence by Women
The Silence Surrounding Sexual Violence
The Issue of Marital Rape and the Challenges it Poses for the Duluth Model
Hamilton Abuse Intervention Project
The Aotearoa Experience
Pick 'n Mix or Replication
The Politics and Process of Adaptation
Epilogue
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ISBN: 9780761911241
ISBN-10: 0761911243
Series: Sage Series on Violence Against Women (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st September 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.6  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.41