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- Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 219.00
This illustrated guide to the role of the forensic anthropologist in investigating child abuse is an essential resource in one of the most contentious areas of forensic pathology. Not only does it supply a review of the literature in this field, but it illustrates the material with photographs from real cases investigated by the Harris County Institute... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 189.00
Juvenile homicide and fatal maltreatment remain serious and pervasive problems in the developed world and especially in the United States, where in 2005 some 1,500 children died from neglect and physical abuse. Alarming statistics such as this, as well as an upsurge in the media attention paid to all things forensic, underscore the pressing need for... more...
- Strebor Books 2010; Not Available
In this groundbreaking memoir, My Darkest Hour: The Day I Realized I Was Abusive , Harold L. Turley II goes beyond identifying emotional, economical, and domestic abuse/domestic violence to prescribing a course of action for both the victim and abuser. Coupling stories of how Turley was abused and inflicted abuse upon others, My Darkest Hour offers... more...
- Headline 2012; Not Available
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 as the... more...
- The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 22.50
We all have our own needs at different times within relationships, and it is important to give and take in terms of these needs and to show each other respect. Everyone has the right to feel safe, to be treated fairly, and to be valued and accepted for who they are. This book presents advice for young people on how to develop skills to negotiate relationship... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
A five-year-old is a wonderful, fun-loving, exuberant child. But what?s going on inside that five-year-old head? What stages of development does a child this age go through, and what should parents know that can help their five-year-old handle this impressionable year? Recognized authorities on child behavior and development, Drs. Ames and Ilg answer... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 22.68
Effective and powerful, this chilling exposure of the psychology behind emotionally abusive relationships proves to be an invaluable resource for women in the dating pool or those questioning their current partnership. Identifying the traits, traps, and manipulations that abusers employ, this authoritative guide aids readers in recognizing red flags... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 32.95
The Lost Woman is a brave and elegantly written memoir. When Sydney Smith was nine, she thought about killing herself because of her motherā??s cruelty. By the time Sydney was twenty, she believed there were cameras behind every mirror in the house, that her mother could read her mind. How to escape? How to survive? more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 10.19
In 1997, Alix Chapel's world was to change forever when her husband Billy suffered a mental breakdown. After ten years of marriage, Billy's breakdown forced him - and Alex - to face up to the truth of his tormented childhood.Unbeknown to Alix, Billy had been living with a terrible burden: he was ruthlessly and shockingly abused as a child, and he... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 8.74
In the quiet Austrian town of Amstetten in the balmy spring of April 2008, a truly horrifying vision of hell was discovered by police in the cellar of a normal suburban home. On 28 August 1984, seemingly respectable family man Josef Fritzl had lured Elisabeth, the youngest of his seven children, into the cellar of their family home, where he then... more...