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- SAGE Publications 1992; US$ 66.00
Based on a study of violence in lesbian relationships, this challenging book derives from a common theme expressed by the subjects - the sense of having been betrayed, first by their lovers, and subsequently by a lesbian community which tends to deny the problem when victims seek help. Renzetti skillfully addresses several central issues: consequences... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 17.99
MIRA KIRSHENBAUM is clinical director of the Chestnut Hill Institute in Boston, and has been treating patients in individual and couples therapy for over 30 years. She is the Relationship Expert at Revolution.com, and the author of ten other books. more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 47.00
The widely read and highly praised bestseller It Could Happen to Anyone offers a unique amalgamation of the practical clinical experience of Alyce LaViolette and the extensive research of Ola Barnett on battered women and their batterers. Fully updated and revised, this Third Edition includes a wealth of new material and case examples, while retained... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 49.00
?Working with battered women often produces ethical dilemmas about what is the best course of action to take. [This book] provides a framework of women-defined advocacy that respects the rights and dignity of each woman, as well as her right to self-determination. In the analysis of risks associated with violence and abuse, the woman?s voice is once... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 80.00
Understanding the masculinities-violence nexus is crucially important to finding ways to mitigate the masculine tendency towards violence. Taking a sobering look at men and violence, Lee H Bowker has carefully chosen essays which shed light on the causes and settings of masculine violence. The three essays in Part One lay out the ways in which men... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 60.00
This book takes a provocative look at specific aspects of professional athletic life that contribute to a climate favourable to athletes sexually assaulting women - a climate which also protects offenders from conviction and punishment. The book focuses on three high-profile incidents, and concludes that the problem is generated more by celebrity... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 81.00
The testimony of expert witnesses to inform courtroom decisions is critical if intelligent and just verdicts are to be reached. Few judges, jurors or lay witnesses possess the necessary knowledge to adequately understand the complexities of human behaviour as they relate to acts of interpersonal violence. While lay witnesses can testify to actual incidents... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 205.00
?This volume serves as both a very good translation of medical terms as well as a guide pointing to which aspects of thee findings in a medical examination are significant and which are not. In addition, the book provides extensive bibliographies of a variety of topics associated with child physical and sexual abuse.? ?Anne Boydston Park, Cabrini College As... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 54.00
Designed to advance knowledge about violence against women and to serve as an inspiration to those studying or working in the field, this companion reader?s 20 original articles focus first on theoretical and methodological issues, then on types of violence against women, and finally on prevention and direct intervention. Readers will find a wide range... more...