Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 October 2016

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195381733

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Intimate Violence and Abuse in Families

Fourth Edition

Richard J. Gelles

  • The Fourth Edition of Intimate Violence and Abuse in Families updates a classic text in the field of intimate violence and child maltreatment from a prominent scholar and educator.

New to this Edition:

  • Separate chapter that investigates forms of intimate partner violence other than male-to-female
  • Examines brain and behavior research and theory as it can be applied to intimate partner violence
  • Expands evaluation of the most important federal policies pertaining to child welfare and child maltreatment
  • Updates of intimate partner violence in LGBT relationships

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