Domestic and Family Violence

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  • Domestic and Family Violence
  • Volume 365
  • Editor: Justin Healey
  • Print book ISBN: 978 1 922084 30 9
  • E-book ISBN: 978 1 922084 31 6
  • Year: 2014
  • E-book: $28.00

Domestic violence refers to acts of violence that occur between people in an intimate relationship in domestic settings; family violence is a broader term referring to violence between family members as well as violence between intimate partners. These violent acts include physical, sexual, emotional and psychological abuse. This book reveals the prevalence and causes of domestic and family violence, and explains ways of dealing with domestic abuse. Domestic violence is more than a crime, it is an abuse of power by someone in a position of trust. Are you safe in your own home?

Chapter 1: Understanding domestic and family violence

Chapter 2: Dealing with domestic and family violence

Worksheets and activities; Fast facts; Glossary; Web links; Index