- Contemporary issues companion
- The nature of domestic violence / L. Elisabeth Beattie and Mary Angela Shaughnessy -- Changes in society's attitude toward battered women / Dawn Bradley Berry -- Domestic violence and the military / Catherine Lutz and Jon Elliston -- Battered women in communities of color / Rinku Sen -- Violence in teenage relationships / Samantha Levine -- Improvements in the legal response to domestic violence / Cara Feinberg -- A question of custody : child protection agencies versus battered women / Chris Lombardi -- The legal status of battered immigrant women / Lydia Brashear Tiede -- Arresting batterers deters domestic violence / Christopher D. Maxwell, Joel H. Garner, & Jeffrey A. Fagan -- New technology aids the prosecution of domestic violence cases / Karin Halperin -- Social services for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence / Dawn Bradley Berry -- Companies address domestic violence in the workplace / Stephanie Armour -- The importance of tailoring social services to specific populations / Dylan Foley -- Welfare reform's effect on battered women / Jody Raphael -- Insurance discrimination against battered women / Allison McCready -- My private nightmare / Cheryl Kravitz -- The luckiest day of his life / Bill Ibelle -- An act of self-defense / Alexandra Marks -- My experience as a batterer / Duane Minard, as told to Tara McKelvey -- Crusader on wheels : reaching out to rural victims of abuse / Susan Schindehette and Tom Duffy.
- 0737716177 (hbk.) and 0737716185 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 132-134) and index.
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