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Domestic and family violence / edited by Justin Healey.

Publication:
Thirroul, NSW, Australia : The Spinney Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (60 pages) : colour illustrations.
Series:
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 365.
Issues in society ; volume 365
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Subjects:
Family violence -- Australia.
Marital violence -- Australia.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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?
Contents:
Chapter 1. Understanding domestic and family violence
Chapter 2. Dealing with domestic and family violence.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed January 10, 2014).
Contributor:
Healey, Justin.
ISBN:
1-922084-31-X
OCLC:
858932175