Violence and Maltreatment in Intimate Relationships
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Violence and Maltreatment in Intimate Relationships

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May 2017 | 408 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
 
1. History and Definitions of Intimate Violence and Maltreatment
Introduction  
Estimating the Scope of the Problem  
Intimate Violence and Maltreatment as a Social Construction  
The Discovery of Childhood and the Recognition of Child Abuse  
The Women's Rights Movement, the Rise of Feminism, and the Recognition of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)  
Other Sometimes Forgotten Victims  
Defining Intimate Violence and Maltreatment Definitions  
Social Policy: Prevention and Intervention  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
2. Methods and Perspectives in VMIR
An Explanatory Context  
Measurement Issues: The Funnel Metaphor  
Important Data Sets and Self-Report Survey Instruments  
Methodological Issues: Conducting Better Research  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
3. Child Physical Abuse
Case History: Kevin Fell Off His Razor  
Scope of the Problem  
Risk Factors Associated with Child Physical Abuse  
Consequences Associated with Child Physical Abuse  
Intervention and Prevention of Child Physical Abuse  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
4. Child Sexual Abuse
History: Sashim’s Secret  
Scope of the Problem  
Risk Factors Associated with Child Sexual Abuse  
Consequences Associated with Child Sexual Abuse  
Intervention and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
5. Child Neglect
Case History: Will and Mark: “Where Are the Parents?”  
Scope of the Problem  
Risk Factors Associated with Child Neglect  
Consequences Associated with Child Neglect  
Intervention and Prevention of Child Neglect  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
6. Child Psychological Maltreatment
Case History: Tough Love or Child Psychological Maltreatment?  
Scope of the Problem  
Risk Factors Associated with Child Psychological Maltreatment  
Consequences Associated with Child Psychological Maltreatment  
Intervention and Prevention of Child Psychological Maltreatment  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
7. Abuse in Adolescent and Emerging Adult Relationships: Peer Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking
Case History: Troy “Likes” Tonya  
Peer Sexual Harassment  
Rape and Sexual Assault  
Teen Dating Violence and Stalking  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
8. Intimate Partner Abuse in Adult Relationships: Focusing on Victims
Case History: Shelby and Marcus: A Deadly Outcome  
Scope of the Problem  
Risk Factors Associated with IPV Victimization  
Consequences of IPV for Victims  
Interventions and Prevention of IPV Focusing on Victims  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
9. Intimate Partner Abuse in Adult Relationships: Focusing on Perpetrators
Case History: Maria and Victor: “I’m Not a Batterer!”  
Scope of the Problem  
Risk Factors Associated with IPV Perpetration  
Intervention in and Prevention of IPV Perpetration  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
10. Intimate Abuse of People with Disabilities and the Elderly
Intimate Abuse of People with Disabilities  
Case History  
Intimate Abuse of the Elderly  
Case History  
Chapter Summary  
Recommended Resources  
 
11. Societal Responses to VMIR: Some Concluding Thoughts
VMIR Rates Are Declining!  
What Do We Value?  
What Can We Do?  
Chapter Summary  

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ISBN: 9781506323817