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  • Responding to Domestic Violenceby Eve S. Buzawa; Carl G. Buzawa; Evan Stark

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 55.00

    This new edition of the bestselling Responding to Domestic Violence explores the response to domestic violence today, not only by the criminal justice system, but also by public and non-profit social service and health care agencies. After providing a brief theoretical overview of the causes of domestic violence and its prevalence in our society,... more...

  • Uglyby Constance Briscoe

    Hodder & Stoughton 2008; US$ 10.99

    'I handed my school photograph to my mother. She stared from the photograph to me. "Lord, sweet Lord, how come she so ugly. Ugly. Ugly.' These cruel words are just the beginning. Constance's mother systematically abused her daughter, both physically and emotionally, throughout her childhood. Regularly beaten and starved, the child was so desperate... more...

  • My Secret Sisterby Helen Edwards; Jenny Lee Smith

    Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 10.14

    Helen grew up in a pit village in Tyneside in the post-war years, with her gran, aunties and uncles living nearby. She felt safe with them, but they could not protect her from her neglectful mother and violent father. Behind closed doors, she suffered years of abuse. Sometimes she talked to an imaginary sister, the only one who understood her pain.... more...

  • I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorcedby Nujood Ali; Delphine Minoui

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 12.00

    ?I?m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.?   Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married to a man three times her age. With harrowing directness, Nujood tells... more...

  • Violence Against Girls and Women: International Perspectives [2 volumes]by Janet Sigal; Florence Denmark

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 110.00

    Millions of women around the world?some data suggests as many as three in every four women?face violence against them throughout their lifetimes. The incidences range from the earliest stages of life with infanticide, to child trafficking, sexual assault, and domestic violence, to the end of life by elder abuse. This two-volume set provides a comprehensively... more...

  • The Abused Woman and Her Painby Dr. Hanna Banting

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    When a woman is abused, her pain is often silent, and sometimes misunderstood. Author and mental health counselor Dr. Hanna Banting sheds an insightful and informed light on the subject in The Abused Woman and Her Pain. Written to be used by victims of abuse, along with the supportive people in their lives, this is a book that will empower women to... more...

  • Honey, I'm Homeby Janel Tutak

    SBPRA 2014; Not Available

    Honey, I?m Home. Those three little words strike terror in the mind of Katie Beatrice, a wife dealing with spousal abuse.This fictional tale takes on the important topic of domestic violence in a terrifying way. After living with her husband Tom?s abuse for years and suffering in silence, Katie finally shares her story with an old friend from high... more...

  • The Devil in His Blue Eyesby Martin Isherwood

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    The Devil in His Blue Eyes tells the true story of an abusive relationship. The book covers a three-month period beginning when the author first met Kevin, continuing with the day they moved in together, and describes when the abuse started. Says the author, "The main character, myself, is a caring, understanding, and good-natured individual. I set... more...

  • Locked in A Violent Embraceby Zvi C. Eisikovits; Eli Buchbinder

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 55.00

    Representing an entirely new approach to domestic violence interventions, this book is based on data accumulated by the authors over the past 12 years from a series of qualitative studies and clinical practice with battered women and their batterers. more...

  • Transforming Traumaby Anna C. Salter

    SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 75.00

    Practitioners helping adult survivors of child sexual abuse need to be aware of the thought processes of offenders. The premise of Anna Salter's major book is that those who do not recognize an internalized perpetrator when they hear one will often be frustrated by the tenacity of the survivor's self blame. Primarily oriented towards treating adult... more...