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Title Cruel but not unusual : violence in Canadian families / Ramona Alaggia & Cathy Vine, editors
Edition Second edition
Published Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (604 pages)
Contents Introduction : Perspectives on Violence -- Voices of Women from the Margins : Re-examining Violence against Women -- Family Violence or Woman Abuse? Putting Gender Back into the Canadian Research Equation -- Is This Violence? Is This Sexual Violence? Recognizing & Defining Violence through Dialogue with French-Speaking Women -- Child Corporal Punishment : Violence, Law, & Rights -- Violence, Trauma, & Resilience -- Systemic Oppression, Violence, & Healing in Aboriginal Families & Communities -- Violence, Protection, & Empowerment in the Lives of Children & Adults with Disabilities -- Dynamics of Partner Abuse in Sexual & Gender Minority Communities -- Domestic Violence & Child Abuse : Issues for Immigrant & Refugee Families -- Children Abused, Neglected, & Living with Violence : An Overview -- Childrens Exposure to Domestic Violence : Integrating Policy, Research, & Practice to Address Childrens Mental Health -- Whose Failure to Protect? Child Welfare Interventions When Men Abuse Mothers -- Rendering Children Invisible : The Forces at Play during Separation & Divorce in the Context of Family Violence -- Framing Woman Abuse : A Structural Perspective -- Identifying, Assessing, & Treating Men Who Abuse & Women Abused by Intimate Partners -- Elder Abuse & Neglect in Canada : An Overview -- Older People Are Subjects, Not Objects : Reconsidering Theory & Practice in Situations of Elder Abuse -- CONCLUSION : Building the Future
Summary A comprehensive picture of the scope of violence in all types of Canadian families and intimate relationships. Inclusive focus and multi-faceted examination and integration of research, policies and practice addressing the roots, laws, theory, incidence, dynamics, intervention in and prevention of, violence in Canadian families
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Abused elderly -- Canada.
Children and violence -- Canada.
Family violence -- Canada.
Women -- Violence against -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Alaggia, Ramona, 1957- editor
Vine, Cathy, 1958- editor
ISBN 1554588502 (electronic bk.)
9781554588503 (electronic bk.)