This book will help you recognize, respond to and prevent domestic violence and reduce your direct liability as an employer. Written by a domestic violence specialist, the book's 10 chapters provide valuable insight into the complexities of dealing with domestic violence in business.
The primary goal of the Encyclopedia is to provide information on a variety of traditional, as well as breakthrough, issues in this complex phenomenon. The book covers the entire life span from infancy to old age. Precautions have been taken to ensure that the Encyclopediais not politically slanted; rather, it is hoped that it will serve as a basic guide to better understanding the myriad issues surrounding this labyrinthine topic.
The Handbook of Domestic Violence Intervention Strategies is designed to prepare professionals to swiftly and compassionately meet the multiple needs of women and children who have suffered from domestic violence. It focuses on the numerous advances in legal remedies, program developments, treatment protocols, and multidisciplinary perspectives. It is a comprehensive guide to the latest research, public policies, and legal and criminal justice responses, covering federal and state legislation as well as trends in police and court responses to domestic violence.The book also examines the myriad legal issues and health problems facing the most neglected and vulnerable battered women.
The State of Women in the World Atlas captures the shape of women's lives across continents and cultures. It explores the shifts that have occurred and portrays the current status of women in relation to such key issues as equality, changing households, motherhood, domestic violence, feminisms, time budgets, beauty culture, girl children, women at work, lesbian rights, women in the global economy, and women in government.
Women who leave an abusive relationship often experience feelings of fear, bewilderment, anger and confusion. The trauma caused by domestic violence leaves a legacy that stays with the survivor, and it is not uncommon for women to experience feelings of loss and grief similar to those following bereavement, but made more complex by the effect that abuse has had on their emotional health and well-being. Supporting Women after Domestic Violence offers accessible advice on how to enable women who have experienced domestic violence to embark on a journey of recovery. The book draws on theory, original research and the personal experiences of women who have encountered domestic violence to explore the complex practical and emotional support they need when engaging in the process of recovery.
Centered on the United Kingdom, but located in a context of global change, the book discusses and critically evaluates new criminal justice and multi-agency initiatives such as domestic violence courts and risk assessment conferences, as well as assessing how far these initiatives improve the safety of women and children.