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Domestic Tyranny: The Making of American Social Policy Against Family Violence from Colonial Times to the Present

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Family violence, once considered a private problem, has become a matter of intense public concern. Many people believe that social concern about child abuse and wife beating began in the 1960s. Elizabeth Pleck's study, the first history of family violence in the United States, proves otherwise. Based on in-depth research using court records, newspaper accounts, and ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published May 4th 1989 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published May 14th 1987)
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