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Author Wallace, Harvey.

Title Family violence : legal, medical, and social perspectives / Harvey Wallace.

Publication Info. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.8292 W189F    Check Shelf
Edition Third edition.
Description xiii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Characteristics of family violence -- Physical child abuse -- Child sexual abuse -- Child neglect -- Sibling abuse -- Ritualistic child abuse -- Professionals and their response to child abuse -- Spousal abuse -- The criminal justice response to spousal abuse -- Elder abuse -- Gay and lesbian abuse -- Special populations and family violence -- Women and sexual violence -- Stalking -- The consequences of family violence -- Victim's rights.
Subject Family violence -- United States.
Family social work -- United States.
Family violence -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Victims of family violence -- Mental health -- United States.
Victims of family violence -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Victims of family violence -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Domestic Violence -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Domestic Violence -- United States.
Social Work -- United States.
ISBN 0205319017
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