Domestic Violence Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Sandra Judd
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  • ISBN-10: 078081262X
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812628
  • DDC: 362.82
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Basic consumer information about intimate partner abuse, stalking, sexual harassment, and human trafficking, including facts about risk factors, warning signs, and forms of physical, sexual, mental, emotional, and financial abuse in women, men, adolescents, recent immigrants, elders, and other specific populations; along with facts about victims and abusers, strategies for preventing and intervening in abusive situations, guidelines for managing emergencies and making safety plans, interventions through workplaces and faith communities, tips regarding legal protections, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for further information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Facts about Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Harassment.
2: What Is Domestic Violence?.
3: Prevalence of Domestic Abuse.
4: Characteristics of Abusers and Victims.
5: Risk Factors for Domestic Violence.
6: Detecting Abuse.
7: Stalking.
8: Sexual Harassment.
9: Intimate Partner Abuse.
10: Types of Intimate Partner Abuse.
11: When Abuse Turns Deadly.
12: Physical Effects of Domestic Violence.
13: Emotional and Socioeconomic Effects of Domestic Violence.
14: Children and Exposure to Domestic Violence.
15: Abuse in Specific Populations.
16: Child Abuse.
17: Teen Dating Violence.
18: Date Rape.
19: Digital Dating Abuse.
20: Abuse in Pregnancy.
21: Family Violence against Women with Disabilities.
22: Abuse of Men.
23: Elder Abuse.
24: Abuse in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community.
25: Abuse Within the Military.
26: Police-Involved Abuse.
27: Abuse Within Immigrant Communities.
28: Human Trafficking.
29: Preventing and Intervening in Domestic Violence.
30: Healthy Relationships Are Key to Preventing Domestic Violence.
31: Men's Role in Domestic Violence Prevention.
32: Parents' Role in Preventing Dating Violence.
33: Preventing and Intervening in Child Abuse.
34: How the Legal System Can Help.
35: How You Can Help Someone Who Is in an Abusive Situation.
36: Interventions and Help for Abusers.
37: Workplace Intervention.
38: Preventing Workplace Violence.
39: Intervention by Faith Communities.
40: Intervention by Healthcare Providers.
41: Emergency Management, Moving out, and Moving on.
42: Why Do Victims Stay with Their Abusers?.
43: Staying Safe with an Abuser.
44: Managing a Domestic Violence Emergency.
45: Getting Help in the Aftermath of Abuse.
46: Safety Planning for Victims of Domestic Violence.
47: Protecting Your Pet.
48: Issues in Internet Safety.
49: Navigating the Legal System.
50: Identity Protection for Abuse Victims.
51: Life After Abuse: Looking After Yourself and Moving on.
52: Additional Help and Information.
53: Glossary of Terms Related to Domestic Abuse.
54: Directory of Domestic Violence Resources.
55: Domestic Violence Hotlines.
56: State Child Abuse Reporting Numbers.
57: Programs Providing Shelter for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims.