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- Headline 2012; US$ 7.99
Deserted by his mother and abandoned by his father at just three months old, Jerry Coyne was sent to live in a Catholic children's home run by nuns of the order of the Sisters of Nazareth. Life soon settled into a rhythm and then, one day, the beatings started. Harsh, vicious punishments became part of everyday life for the bemused little boy... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 144.95
A global discourse regarding gender and violence is emerging as feminists, media experts, and social scientists consider the place of gender in episodic acts and chronic conditions of violence. The chapters in this two-part volume offer understandings of the relationship between violence and gender from the global to the domestic level. In Part B,... more...
Beating the Odds - From shocking childhood abuse to the embrace of a loving family, one man's true story of courage and redemptionJohn Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 8.74
‘She?d done more to belittle, undermine and scar me, with her ten years of scorn and hatred, than Starling with his brutal physical batterings or any of the others with their attempts at forced sexual contact. But no-one gets jailed for what they say, even when it amounts to deliberate mental torture…? As Paul Connolly struggled to leave behind... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
?I doubt whether any book of greater importance will be published in 1997.? Anthony Storr, The Times. more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 10.10
The incredible true story of a place where animals heal and children learn to hope 'When I started The Gentle Barn, some viewed it as a hobby or an obsession, some as an act of selfless devotion. To all of those people, I want to say, You don't understand. I'm not saving the animals; they're saving me.' Ellie Laks was... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2005; US$ 9.99
Mom has no one like David around to beat on anymore. I am more afraid of her than ever...I get in more trouble for anything I do or say. Now I find that I'm always in trouble and I don't know why. Now that David is gone, I'm afraid that she will try to kill me, like she tried to kill him. I'm afraid that she will treat me like an animal like she did... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 65.95
The book aims to explore the exciting opportunities offered by a systemic approach for mental health professionals and psychotherapists when working with families and other systems where domestic violence in intimate relationships is of concern. The main purpose of the book lies in the application of systemic thinking to safety and to understanding... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Many thousands of readers were moved by Richard B. Pelzer's heart-wrenching memoir, A Brother's Journey, in which he detailed the horrifyingly abusive childhood he endured at the hands of his mother, whose treatment of her children was first revealed by Dave Pelzer in his own hugely successful memoir, A Boy Called "It". Now, Richard reveals how the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 80.00
This volume makes a signal contribution to understanding and treating couples' abuse. The editors and contributors expand the models of abusive relationships to include the special concerns of gay and lesbian couples, mutually violent partners, abusive women, and others. Based on a special issue of the respected journal Violence and Victims , the... more...
- Policy Press 2000; US$ 32.50
Domestic violence and health examines the relationship between health and domestic violence. In a unique qualitative study of the attitudes of health professionals and the women with whom they come into contact, the book gives voice to a range of issues which urgently need to be addressed. It provides guidance for training and practice, as well as... more...