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Trespassers

by Andrea Miles

Years after suffering sexual and verbal abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Melanie is still haunted by her past. Her husband, Julius¬-a cop, and thus experienced in dealing with crime and punishment-struggles...


Preventing violence against women and girls: Educational work with children and young people

by Jane Ellis & Ravi K. Thiara

The first ever book on educational work to prevent violence against women and girls, offering insight into the underpinning theoretical debates and key lessons for practice.


Two Thousand Minnows: A Young Girl's Story of Separation, Hope, and Forgiveness

by Sandra Leigh Vaughan

When Sandra Leigh was seven years old, she fell into the role of protector of her mother and three younger siblings. One winter night, she ushered her mother out of the house during one of her father’s tirades,...


The Coconut Latitudes: Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean

by Rita M. Gardner

A father makes the fateful decision to leave a successful career in the US behind and move to an isolated beach in the Dominican Republic. He plants ten thousand coconut seedlings, transplants his wife and two...


The Language of Silence

by Peggy Webb

Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus in this masterful, heartfelt work of women’s fiction.

Peggy Webb won raves for her debut novel,...


Family Violence and Criminal Justice: A Life-Course Approach

by Brian Payne & Randy Gainey

Exploring Corrections in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced...


Real Life Heroes: Practitioner's Manual

by Richard Kagan

The essential manual for the updated classic Real Life Heroes: Practitioner's Manual is an organized and easy-to-use reference for busy practitioners who provide therapy to children with traumatic stress. This...


It always happens in the Summertime

by Claudio Thiene

A volume of short stories inspired by the many meetings facts in the street: authentic shards of life ... A junkie, a prostitute, a migrant, a borderline, a nationality, a faithless ... The categories to be...


Power and Control in Relationships

by Mary Rose

Power is embedded in our society and makes its way into relationships through control. Hidden in everyday interactions, control is one of the major contributors to disagreements, arguments and conflicts in interpersonal...


Letting Go into Perfect Love: Discovering the Extraordinary after Abuse

by Gwendolyn M Plano

As a college administrator, Gwen Plano lived her professional life in a highly visible and accountable space-but as wife and mother, after hours and behind closed doors, she experienced the daily terror of domestic...


Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People

by Lacey Sloan & Nora Gustavsson

Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People helps you look past the stereotypical picture of violence against sexual minorities--the public physical assaults on gay, lesbian, bisexual,...


The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System: Through the Cracks

by Lois Weinberg

The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System tells the stories of 10 children in the foster care system from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the efforts by advocates to find...


Domestic Abuse Across the Lifespan: The Role of Occupational Therapy

by Christine Helfrich

Domestic abuse has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Are you prepared to work with the people whose lives it has changed?Domestic Abuse Across the Lifespan: The Role of Occupational Therapy...


1324: A Story of Faith and Obsession

by M. Dolon Hickmon

"Hickmon unleashes a shocking blitzkrieg of murder, conspiracy, and child abuse in this disturbing, breathlessly plotted murder mystery." - Publishers Weekly "intensely involving as the plot hastens to its climax"...


Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research

by Sally K. Ward & David Finkelhor

Understand and evaluate family violence programs for your community!Twenty years ago, the major issue in creating interventions to prevent domestic violence was persuading the courts, the funding agencies, and...


Sex-Offender Therapy: A "How-To" Workbook for Therapists Treating Sexually Aggressive Adults, Adolescents, and Children

by Rudy Flora, Joseph T. Duehl & Wanda Fisher

Groundbreaking information for treating sex offenders

Sexual abuse, sexual addiction, and sexual offending have become a significant clinical problem. Successfully treating these disorders is the first step...


The Management of Sexuality in Residential Treatment

by Gordon Northrup

Here are practical ideas and help for dealing with problems of sexuality in residential treatment settings. On a day-to-day level, difficulties can arise from the need for child care workers to maintain caring...


FROM HATE CRIMES TO HUMAN RIGHTS: A Tribute to Matthew Shepard

by Mary E Swigonski, Robin Mama & Kelly Ward

Fight for the human rights of LGBT individuals with strategies from this powerful book!From the intimate horror of domestic violence to the institutionalized heterosexism of marriage laws, this volume takes...


Women and Sexual Harassment: A Practical Guide to the Legal Protections of Title VII and the Hostile Environment Claim

by Robert C Berring & Anja A Chan

Here is a valuable guide that saves researchers investigating sexual harassment in the workplace enormous amounts of time and money. Focusing on the hostile environment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights...


Juvenile Offenders and Mental Illness: I Know Why the Caged Bird Cries

by Marvin D Feit, John S Wodarski & Catherine Dulmus

Get the latest research on juvenile offenders who have a mental illness

Most youths in the juvenile justice system who have one or more mental disorders do not receive proper treatment or education, nor do they...