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Title Battle cries on the home front : violence in the military family / edited by Peter J. Mercier and Judith D. Mercier
Published Springfield, Ill. : C.C. Thomas, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 220 pages)
Contents I. Wife battering in the military. First to fight : domestic violence and the subculture of the Marine Corps / David H. Marshall, Marilyn D. McShane -- Partner violence in the Air Force : estimating incidence rates / E. Heath Graves, Laura J. Moriarty -- Domestic violence in the navy : exploring the relationship between severity of abuse and duty assignment / Peter J. Mercier -- Abuse and mental health outcomes in military pregnant women / Phyllis W. Sharps, Loretta Cepis, Beth Gering -- The influence of military training and combat experience on domestic violence / Leana C. Allen. II. Child abuse in the military family. An analysis of rank effects on child maltreatment in the United States Army : 1983-1985 / David J. Soma -- Child maltreatment : the United States Air Force's response / William W. Mollerstrom, Michael A. Patchner, Joel S. Milner -- Victims of child abuse and neglect in the U.S. Army / Nancy K. Raiha, David J. Soma. III. Prevention and treatment of domestic violence in the military. Victim reports of partner violence in the Air Force : strategies for increased reporting / Laura J. Moriarty, E. Heath Graves -- Installation prevention team training : prevention and risk reduction in the U.S. Army / Mallary Tytel -- Evaluation of an Air Force child physical abuse prevention project using the Reliable Change Index / Ronald W. Thompson [and others]
Summary This collection of social science research on domestic violence in the military is unique, as it is the first compilation of research on domestic violence as it affects the military population. The studies contained herein use contemporary qualitative and quantitative research and focus on the occurrence, prevalence, or risk factors for domestic violence found in four military branches - Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Children of military personnel -- Abuse of -- United States.
Families of military personnel -- United States.
Family violence -- United States.
Military spouses -- Abuse of -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Mercier, Judith D.
Mercier, Peter J.
ISBN 0398070342
0398070350 (paper)
0398083215 (electronic bk.)
9780398070359 (paper)
9780398083212 (electronic bk.)