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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99
How does a little girl find her way in a world where nothing is sacred? In 2004, Tony Hendra's memoir Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul , spent thirteen weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. The book detailed his life as a comedian who helped launch the careers of John Belushi and Chevy Chase, wrote for and edited The National Lampoon... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 89.99
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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 79.99
To competently serve families, social work students must understand the theories and issues surrounding family violence. This innovative textbook comprehensively discusses three types of family violence: child abuse and maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse. Discussions on assessments and interventions are provided for the adult... more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 9.86
'In many ways we were an ordinary family: mum, dad, two kids, three dogs, one rabbit, two guinea pigs. I stayed at home, studying with the Open University, and dad worked, and the kids went to private schools. We lived in a rather nice semi in a rather nice area of Edinburgh, with a rather nice Volvo in the drive, and took rather nice holidays, wearing... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 9.86
In this haunting and frank account, Donna Ford, bestselling author of The Step Child , returns to the horrific abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepmother. As a tiny girl of five, and for six long years, Donna was physically, mentally and sexually abused. She was starved, beaten and 'loaned out' to neighbours who raped and molested her ...... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.27
As a young boy, Alexander Sinclair was the target of his mother's irrational hatred. She stopped at no lengths in her campaign to tear him to pieces both mentally and physically. In his chilling memoir, Alex describes how he received the most unnecessary and appalling treatment in mental institutions because of her actions, to the point where his... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27
The shocking but ultimately uplifting life story of an Irish woman who endured 13 years of cruelty and injustice in an orphanage Maureen Coppinger's earliest memory is of watching the woman she believed to be her mother walk away and abandon her to the care of the nuns at one of Ireland's notorious industrial schools. She was just three years... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 9.86
'In retrospect, I can see I was the perfect candidate for child abuse. My parents had divorced and my mother didn't show me much love. Her self-imposed isolation kept me away from other children. My abuser had nobody in his way.' Please Let It Stop is a gripping and ultimately inspiring memoir of suffering and determination, of obstacles and... more...