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This book provides a comprehensive look at the causes and effects of wife assault and its relationship to criminal justice policy.

Book News Annotation:

Dutton (director, Assaultive Husbands Program, Vancouver) looks at the causes and effects of wife assault and its relationship to criminal justice policy. He explores the psychology of assaultive males and the dynamics of the victim/abuser relationship, and discusses treatment and the criminal justice response to the crime. This revised edition is updated from 1988 and includes an expanded history of family violence social policy, plus new chapters on traumatic bonding and the battered-woman syndrome. Of interest to professionals.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780774804622
Author:
Dutton, Donald G.
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Location:
Vancouver :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Conjugal violence
Subject:
Wife abuse
Subject:
Abused wives
Subject:
Femmes victimes de violence
Subject:
Violence envers les femmes
Subject:
Abuse - General
Subject:
Wife abuse -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Edition Description:
Revised, Expand
Series Volume:
443
Publication Date:
19950131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
337
Dimensions:
9.10x6.05x1.07 in. 1.19 lbs.

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