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    Domestic violence / Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.
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    Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2012
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  • Family violence.
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  • Family violence -- Prevention.
  • ISBN: 
    9780737757194 (hbk.)
    0737757191 (hbk.)
    9780737757200 (pbk.)
    0737757205 (pbk.)
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    238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
    Contents: 
    Chapter 1. Is domestic violence a serious problem? -- Domestic violence is a serious problem / American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists -- The problem of domestic violence is exaggerated / Stephen Baskerville -- Domestic violence against men is a serious problem / Mark Mahnkey -- Domestic violence against women is more common than domestic violence against men / Elsie Hambrook -- Teen dating violence is a serious problem / Carrie Mulford and Peggy C. Giordano -- The problem of teen dating violence is exaggerated / Mike Males -- Domestic violence is a global problem / Humaira Shahid and Ritu Sharma -- The use of technology by domestic abusers is increasing / Information Week -- Chapter 2. What are the causes of domestic violence? -- Multiple factors contribute to domestic violence against women worldwide / Sapna Kumari, Richa Priyamvada, S. Chaudhury, A. Singh, A. Verna, and J. Prakash -- Domestic violence perpetrators are not easily defined / Diane Pietkiewicz -- Male socialization normalizes domestic violence / Tony Porter -- The availability of guns increases the risk of domestic homicide / Nan Stoops and Sue Else -- Economic downturns amplify problems that can lead to domestic violence / Sheetal Ranjan and Chitra Raghavan -- A culture of war promotes domestic violence worldwide / Amii Omara-Otunnu -- Untreated veterans are more likely to commit domestic violence / Stacy Bannerman -- Some immigrant cultures condone behavior that is considered domestic violence in the United States / Sandra Tan -- Chapter 3. What policies best address domestic violence? -- Better funding of child protection services will help protect children from domestic violence / National Child Abuse Coalition -- Child protection services hurt children and families / National Coalition for Child Protection Reform -- Restraining orders enhanced by GPS monitoring will protect domestic abuse victims / Diane L. Rosenfeld -- Frivolous domestic violence restraining orders hurt children / Gregory A. Hession -- Chapter 4. What laws will best reduce domestic violence? -- The Violence Against Women Act is necessary to reduce domestic violence / Catherine Pierce -- The Violence Against Women Act should be reformed / Phyllis Schlafly -- Laws prohibiting domestic violence offenders from owning guns will reduce homicides / Ryan Brown -- Laws prohibiting misdemeanor domestic violence offenders from owning guns are unconstitutional / Jeff Knox -- The International Violence Against Women Act helps women escape domestic violence worldwide / Elizabeth Weingarten -- The International Violence Against Women Act destroys families / Janice Shaw Crouse -- Criminalizing partner discord hurts true domestic violence victims / Stop Abusive and Violent Environments -- Mandatory arrest provisions hurt some domestic violence victims / Ann Friedman.
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