Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse

Editor: Finley, Laura L.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069001-0
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 29
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This comprehensive, two-volume work examines domestic abuse in the United States and worldwide, providing research, personal stories, and primary documents that reveal the extent of the problem.

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Table of Contents

  • Topical List of Entries
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Timeline of Significant Events Related to Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • Encyclopedia Entries
  • A
  • Acid Throwing
  • Africa and Domestic Abuse
  • AIDS and Domestic Violence
  • Alaska Natives and Domestic Abuse
  • Alcohol and Domestic Abuse
  • Ali, Somy
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Amnesty International
  • Anger Management and Domestic Abuse
  • Animal Abuse and Domestic Abuse
  • Asia and Domestic Abuse
  • Athletes and Domestic Abuse
  • Avon Corporation
  • B
  • Battered Woman Syndrome
  • Batterer Intervention Programs
  • Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
  • Biological and Psychological Theories about Domestic Abuse
  • The Body Shop
  • Break the Cycle
  • Brides Walk
  • Bullying and Domestic Abuse
  • Bystander Intervention Programs
  • C
  • The Caribbean and Domestic Abuse
  • Castle Rock v. Gonzales Case
  • Celebrities and Domestic Abuse
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Child Abuse and Domestic Abuse
  • Children, Impact of Domestic Abuse On
  • Christianity and Domestic Abuse
  • College-Aged Victims
  • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
  • Courts and Domestic Abuse
  • Crisis Lines
  • Culturally Competent Services
  • Cycle of Violence
  • D
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
  • DeShaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services Case
  • Disabilities and Domestic Abuse
  • Disasters and Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership through Alliances (DELTA) Program
  • Dowry Killings
  • Drugs and Domestic Abuse
  • Duluth Model
  • E
  • Economic Recession and Domestic Abuse
  • Educational Programs
  • Effects of Domestic Violence
  • Elder Abuse
  • End Violence Against Women (EVAW) International
  • Equality Now
  • Europe and Domestic Abuse
  • F
  • Failure to Protect
  • Family Structure and Domestic Abuse
  • Family Violence, Risk Factors For
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Female Perpetrators
  • Feminism and Domestic Abuse
  • Films and Domestic Abuse
  • Financial Abuse
  • Forced Marriage and Domestic Abuse
  • Funding for Domestic Violence Services
  • Futures Without Violence
  • G
  • Gender-Related Theories
  • Global Fund for Women
  • Grassroots Movements
  • H
  • Health Effects of Domestic Abuse
  • History of U.S. Domestic Violence before 1970
  • History of U.S. Domestic Violence Developments, 1970s
  • History of U.S. Domestic Violence Developments, 1980s
  • History of U.S. Domestic Violence Developments, 1990s
  • History of U.S. Domestic Violence Developments, 2000s
  • Honor Killings
  • Hospital and Medical Records and Domestic Abuse
  • Housing and Domestic Abuse
  • Hughes, Francine
  • Human Trafficking
  • I
  • Immigrant Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Incite!
  • India and Domestic Abuse
  • International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA)
  • Islam and Domestic Abuse
  • J
  • Judaism and Domestic Abuse
  • K
  • Katz, Jackson
  • Kimmel, Michael
  • Kivel, Paul
  • Kristof, Nicholas and Sheryl WuDunn
  • L
  • Latin America and Domestic Abuse
  • Legislation and Policies, Dating Violence
  • Legislation and Policies, Domestic Abuse
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) Victims
  • Linguistic Analysis of Verbal Abuse
  • Liz Claiborne Inc.
  • M
  • Mai, Mukhtar
  • Male Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Mam, Somaly
  • Mandatory Arrest Policies
  • Mary Kay Corporation
  • Mediation and Domestic Abuse
  • Men's Efforts against Domestic Abuse
  • Middle and Upper Classes and Domestic Abuse
  • The Middle East and Domestic Abuse
  • The Military and Domestic Violence
  • Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment
  • Mortality Review Boards and Domestic Abuse
  • Music and Domestic Abuse
  • N
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
  • National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
  • National Family Violence Survey
  • National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
  • National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS)
  • National Organization for Women (NOW)
  • National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
  • Native Americans and Domestic Abuse
  • News Media and Domestic Abuse
  • Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) and Domestic Abuse
  • Nonprofit Organizations and Domestic Abuse
  • Nonviolence Theories and Domestic Abuse
  • North America and Domestic Abuse
  • O
  • Outreach Services
  • P
  • Patriarchy and Domestic Abuse
  • Personal Narrative: Kristin Franklin
  • Personal Narrative: Lauren Pilnick
  • Personal Narrative: Patricia
  • Personal Narrative: Sabrina
  • Physicians, Health-Care Providers, and Domestic Abuse
  • Pizzey, Erin
  • Policing Domestic Abuse
  • Pregnancy and Domestic Abuse
  • Prevention Institute
  • Prisons and Domestic Abuse
  • Psychological Effects of Domestic Abuse
  • R
  • Reproductive Coercion
  • Restraining Orders and Personal Protection Orders
  • Runaway and Homeless Youth
  • S
  • Schechter, Susan
  • Self-Defense, Homicides, and Domestic Abuse
  • Self-Defense, Legal Issues
  • Shelters for Domestic Abuse Victims
  • Simpson, O. J. Case
  • Social and Societal Effects of Domestic Abuse
  • Social Change Movements
  • Sociological Theories about Domestic Abuse
  • South America and Domestic Abuse
  • South and Southeast Asia and Domestic Abuse
  • Spiritual Abuse
  • Stalking
  • Straus, Murray
  • Support Groups for Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • T
  • Technology and Domestic Abuse
  • Teen Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Therapy and Counseling for Domestic Abuse
  • Thurman, Tracey Case
  • Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Abuse
  • Tribal Law and Justice Act
  • Types of Domestic Abuse
  • U
  • UNIFEM and UN Women
  • Uniform Crime Reports
  • The United Nations and Domestic Abuse
  • U.S. Government Responses to Domestic Violence
  • United States v. Morrison Case
  • V
  • Verizon Foundation
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Vital Voices
  • W
  • Walker, Lenore
  • War and Domestic Violence
  • Warning Signs of Abuse
  • Welfare and Domestic Abuse
  • White Ribbon Campaign
  • Women's Aid Federation of England
  • Women's Rights Movement
  • Women Thrive Worldwide
  • Workplace Violence and Domestic Abuse
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Appendix 1: Primary Documents
  • 1. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
  • 2. Report of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights re: Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) et al. v. United States
  • 3. Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000
  • 4. Violence Against Women Act
  • Appendix 2: State, National, and International Organizations Related to Domestic Abuse
  • Glossary
  • Recommended Resources: Books, Journals, Articles, and Videos
  • About the Editor and Contributors