Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective

Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse

Kathleen M. Malley-Morrison,

Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective: Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse
 
 
"The writing style is engaging and the stories are compelling. Rather than presenting facts and statistics, the authors invite the reader to actively participate in current debates in the family violence research. . . . Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective provides a new, interesting approach."

University of Washington, Tacoma

"A major achievement in compilation and review, beautifully written. . . .This book accomplishes a necessary and admirable goal of bringing a widely dispersed body of knowledge together."

Texas Christian University

Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective: Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse

Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective

Features and Benefits:
  • Real family case studies and "Personal Reflections" boxes from members of various ethnic communities covered in the book stimulate class discussion.
  • Each chapter contains frequent mini-summaries of the material presented and "thought questions" that help readers reflect upon the difficult issues being addressed.
  • The book includes tables summarizing research on the rate of family violence within major ethnic groups and key terms are highlighted within the text.
  • Each chapter opens with provocative quotes or examples and closes with a summary section.
Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective


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