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Domestic violence [electronic resource] : a global view / edited by Randal W. Summers and Allan M. Hoffman.

Contributor(s): Summers, Randal W, 1946- | Hoffman, Allan M. (Allan Michael).
Material type: TextTextSeries: World view of social issues: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 200 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781429475433 (electronic bk.); 1429475439 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Family violence -- Cross-cultural studies | Wife abuse -- Cross-cultural studies | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Elder Abuse | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Domestic Partner Abuse | Gewalt | Familie | AufsatzsammlungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Domestic violence.DDC classification: 362.82/92 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Australia / Sharon Pickering -- Canada / Mila Buset and Debra Pepler -- England and Wales / Shirley Rawstorne -- Germany / Annette Jolin and Wiebke Steffen -- Italy / Anna Costanza Baldry -- Jamaica / G. Frederick Allen and Su-Je Cho -- Japan / Noriyoshi Watanabe -- Russia / Lydia Voigt and William E. Thornton -- Slovenia / Milan Pagon, Gorazd Me�sko, and Branko Lobnikar -- South Africa / Anna Elizabeth van der Hoven -- Spain / Javier Garc�ia-Perales -- Thailand / John C. Quicker -- United States / Randal W. Summers and Allan M. Hoffman.
Summary: Presents the ways in which domestic abuse is viewed and handled by thirteen different representative countries from around the world. Provides information on the incidence or extent of the problem in each country, as well as specific programs and approaches that have been taken to prevent and control it.
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Australia / Sharon Pickering -- Canada / Mila Buset and Debra Pepler -- England and Wales / Shirley Rawstorne -- Germany / Annette Jolin and Wiebke Steffen -- Italy / Anna Costanza Baldry -- Jamaica / G. Frederick Allen and Su-Je Cho -- Japan / Noriyoshi Watanabe -- Russia / Lydia Voigt and William E. Thornton -- Slovenia / Milan Pagon, Gorazd Me�sko, and Branko Lobnikar -- South Africa / Anna Elizabeth van der Hoven -- Spain / Javier Garc�ia-Perales -- Thailand / John C. Quicker -- United States / Randal W. Summers and Allan M. Hoffman.

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Presents the ways in which domestic abuse is viewed and handled by thirteen different representative countries from around the world. Provides information on the incidence or extent of the problem in each country, as well as specific programs and approaches that have been taken to prevent and control it.

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