Now In Its Second Edition, Current Controversies On Family Violence Contains Thoughtful Often Heated Discussions That Highlight The Most Current Controversies, Research, And Policy Directions In The Family Violence Area This Volume Includes Chapters By Academic And Public Policy Researchers, Therapists, Lawyers, Victim Advocates And Educators Some Of The Controversies In The First Edition Have Been Deleted While New Ones Have Been Added Chapters In This Second Edition Also Are Shorter And Accessible To Readers Who Are Not Already Experts In Family Violence.
Dr Gelles is an internationally known expert in domestic violence and child welfare He was influential in the passage of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 Dr Gelles is the author of the highly influential book, The Violent Home, which was the first systematic investigation to provide empirical data on domestic violence His recent books, The Book of David How Preserving Families
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- Current Controversies on Family Violence
- Richard J. Gelles
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