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Out of the Darkness : Contemporary Perspectives on Family Violence - Glenda Kaufman Kantor

Out of the Darkness

Contemporary Perspectives on Family Violence

By: Glenda Kaufman Kantor (Editor), Jana L. Jasinski (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st August 1997
ISBN: 9780761907763
Number Of Pages: 344

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Featuring cutting-edge information on family violence from the international arena, Out of the Darkness pulls together into one seminal volume the work of emerging scholars and key figures in the field. The book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary package of the newest generation of investigation and theory.

The contributors cover the latest: controversial topics; international studies; theory, methods, assessment and interventions; and ethical and cultural issues related to both child and partner abuse. Chapters address pressing questions such as: Is wife abuse declining? Are child homicides increasing? Does couple treatment work in violent marriages? Several noteworthy findings emerge from this volume, i

Introduction
The Prevalence Of Family Violence
Change in Cultural Norms Approving Marital Violence from 1968 to 1994
The Homicides of Children and Youth
A Developmental Perspective
An Examination of Physical Assault and Childhood Victimization:Histories within a National Probability Sample of Women
Child Abuse And Neglect
Pandemic Outcomes
The Intimacy Variable
Pornography and the Organization of Intra- and Extra-Familial Child Sexual Abuse
A Conceptual Model
Black Mothers' Emotional and Behavioral Responses to the Sexual Abuse of Their Children
Children's Exposure to Marital Aggression
Direct and Mediated Effects
The Effects of Neglect on Academic Achievement and Disciplinary Problems
A Developmental Perspective
The Traumatic Events Screening Inventory
Assessing Trauma in Children
Measuring Physical and Psychological Maltreatment of Children with the Conflict Tactics Scales
Methodological Issues in Classifying Maltreatment
An Examination of 'Protective Issue' Children
Wife Abuse
Attitudes as Explanations for Aggression against Family Members
Woman Battering
A Comparative Analysis of Black and White Women
Surviving Abusive Dating Relationships
Processes of Leaving, Healing and Moving On
Social Predictors of Wife Assault Cessation
Wife Abuse in Intact Couples
A Review of Couples Treatment Programs
Expanding Batterer Program Evaluation
Feminist Therapy for Battered Women
An Assessment
Controlling Domestic Violence
Victim Resources and Police Intervention
Collaboration between Researchers and Advocates
Ethical And Cultural Issues In Family Violence
Ethical Issues in Trauma Research
The Evolution of an Empirical Model for Decision Making
Ethical Dimensions of Intervention with Violent Partners
Priorities in the Values and Beliefs of Practitioners
Conducting Ethical Cross-Cultural Research on Family Violence
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ISBN: 9780761907763
ISBN-10: 0761907769
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st August 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.99 x 21.13  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.81