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Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence: Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches
The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial issue. The current text will provide the reader with a more thorough ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published August 24th 2011 by Routledge
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This is an excellent collection of academic articles that examine the now dispelled myth that women do not commit intimate partner violence. More than just raising awareness about the phenomenon, it also strives to provide uniquely available informration about the reasons for women's violence, the nature of that violence, the impact of that violence and the reasons that it is so rarely reported. A very useful source of emerging understanding in criminological work is compiled herein.