'The book is organized into seven chapters. Each can stand alone - offering a focus on a particular aspect of the research, with a summary and conclusion and//or recommendations - and they also link well together. Areas covered include: risk factors; the effects of partner violence on victims, perpetrators and children; sexual violence; same-sex couple violence; ethnic minority violence; and prevention, intervention and training' - British Journal of Social Work Twenty years of accumulated knowledge and research into violence towards partners are synthesized in this landmark book. Topics examined include: marital rape; the effects of partner violence on children; partner violence among same sex couples; and partner violence in ethnic minority families. A final chapter examines issues of prevention and treatment, and provides empirically based recommendations for future research and practice.
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A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research
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