Book — 1 online resource (xix, 227 pages) : illustrations Digital: data file.
Gay and Bisexual Male Domestic Violence Victimization : Challenges to Feminist Theory and Responses to Violence / Patrick Letellier
Are Bi-Directionally Violent Couples Mutually Victimized? A Gender-Sensitive Comparison / Dina Vivian and Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling
Counseling Heterosexual Women Arrested for Domestic Violence : Implications for Theory and Practice L. Kevin Hamberger and Theresa Potente
Lesbian Battering : The Relationship Between Personality and the Perpetration of Violence / Vallerie E. Coleman
Head-Injured Males : A Population at Risk for Relationship Aggression? / William J. Warnken [and others]
Patriarchy and Wife Assault : The Ecological Fallacy / Donald G. Dutton
Psychopharmacological Treatment of Aggressive Behavior : Implications for Domestically Violent Men / Roland D. Maiuro and David H. Avery
-- Expanding the Boundaries : Toward a More Inclusive and Integrated Study of Intimate / Violence Susan L Miller
On Dancing With a Bear : Reflections on Some of the Current Debates Among Domestic Violence Theorists / Claire M. Renzetti.
This volume makes a signal contribution to understanding and treating couples' abuse. The editors and contributors expand the models of abusive relationships to include the special concerns of gay and lesbian couples, mutually violent partners, abusive women, and others. Based on a special issue of the respected journal Violence and Victims, the book shatters myths surrounding domestic violence and sheds new light on a complex social problem. This volume will be a resource for counselors, therapists, and social workers concerned with domestic violence, as well as for students and educators in the field. (source: Nielsen Book Data)