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Helping Battered Women: New Perspectives and Remedies by Albert R. Roberts

By Albert R. Roberts

Ladies battering is likely one of the such a lot pervasive and unsafe difficulties in American society at the present time. An anticipated 8.7 million girls fall sufferer to violence of their personal houses every year. aiding Battered ladies presents scholars with the most up-tp-date, empirically-based and real looking evaluation of rules and intervention tools, combining a wealthy array of views via the world over well-known professors and students within the fields of social paintings, criminology, and medical psychology. The authors offer cogent and transparent arguments for advocacy and social switch in such areas as battered women's shelters, police precincts, kingdom legislatures, relatives courts, and legal courts. The e-book specializes in a whole variety of regulations and courses which come with case administration provider types, 24-hour hotlines and situation intervention courses, social worker-police collaboration, mandated arrest of batterers, digital expertise, and group/play treatment for the youngsters of battered girls, equipment that are all potent in breaking the inter-generational cycle of abuse.

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To reduce the battered women's isolation. 5. To change cultural beliefs and values that promote violence against women. 6. To change institutional and community decisions that support individual men's use of abusive tactics against women. 7. To end violence against women. 8. To create a model organization of shared power and leadership. 9. To build a political movement of women. 10. To increase the collective power of women. 11. To end lacism. 12. To end homophobia. 045 Note 1 = A lot, 2 = Some, 3 = A little, 4 = None.

6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23 24 Hotline for crisis and information. , court, welfare). Support groups for battered women. A coordinated children's program. Organized follow-up services. g , homeless). Direct services for other women Direct services for men who batter women. Training police, judges, lawyers, and the like. Training social service, health, and education personnel. Assisting other domestic violence programs. Testifying and/or lobbying before policymakers.

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