Domestic Violence


When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425200315
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Published: Berkley Books - March 1st, 2005

Written by a therapist who specializes in abusive men, this guide reveals how abusers interact with and manipulate children--and how mothers can help their children recover from the trauma of witnessing abuse.

Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425191651
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Published: Berkley Books - September 2nd, 2003

In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft--a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men--uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued in a relationship, and to find ways to get free of abuse.

Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life (New Leaf) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580051224
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - October 14th, 2000

Since its original publication in 1982, Getting Free has changed the lives of tens of thousands of women.

The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Cruel Parenting Cover Image
By Alice Miller, Andrew Jenkins (Translator)
ISBN: 9780393328639
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 17th, 2006

Never before has world-renowned psychoanalyst Alice Miller examined so persuasively the long-range consequences of childhood abuse on the body.

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help Cover Image
ISBN: 9781402204012
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 1st, 2006

Praise for The Macho Paradox
"An honest, intellectually rigorous and insightful work that challenges readers to truly engage in a political discourse that can change lives, communities and nations."
--Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes

Trauma and Recovery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780465087303
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Basic Books (AZ) - May 30th, 1997

When "Trauma and Recovery" was first published in 1992, it was hailed as a groundbreaking work. In the intervening years, Herman's volume has changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims.

Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change (Sage Series on Violence Against Women) Cover Image
By Sandra E. Lundy (Editor), Beth Leventhal (Editor)
ISBN: 9780761903239
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Published: Sage Publications, Inc - October 4th, 2002

This comprehensive resource book examines a broad range of issues that confront the victims of same-sex domestic violence and those who offer them services. Chapters include topics of practical concern, HIV, same-sex domestic violence, establishing safe-home networks for battered gay men, courtroom advocacy, coalition building and dating violence prevention.

A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer: Writings to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls Cover Image
By Eve Ensler (Editor)
ISBN: 9780345497918
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Published: Villard Books - May 29th, 2007

Selections from the "Until the Violence Stops" Festival

You Can Be Free: An Easy-To-Read Handbook for Abused Women Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580051590
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - January 3rd, 2006

Newly revised and updated, this bestselling and indispensable guide is straightforward, sensible, and empathetic. With practical and gently guidance, the authors help women work towards building relationships that are healthier and, most importantly, safer.

Not to People Like Us: Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages Cover Image
ISBN: 9780465090747
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Published: Basic Books - August 16th, 2001

Delving in to the stories of the wives and girlfriends of abusive CEOs and attorneys, physicians and professors, many of them professionals themselves, this book offeres crucial information to help all women find their way out of abusive relationships.

Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships Cover Image
ISBN: 9781560230748
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Published: Routledge - May 1st, 1996

The publication of Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships signifies the growing official recognition of domestic violence within lesbian and gay relationships as a social problem worthy of serious attention and intervention. This book is unique in that it is the only booko available which comprehensively addresses the social service needs of gay and lesbian domestic violence victims and perpetrators. The contributors give specific suggestions to improve service providers' responses to gay and lesbian victims of domestic violence.

Children Who See Too Much: Lessons from the Child Witness to Violence Project Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807031391
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Published: Beacon Press - January 20th, 2003

For the last ten years Betsy Groves has been working with children traumatized by witnessing violence. In this book she shows how children understand, respond to, and are affected by violence, especially domestic violence. Groves makes the powerful case that traumatic events carried out by family members carry the most severe psychological risks for very young children.

Battered Woman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060907426
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 30th, 1980

"A major contribution to this subject. She is thorough, practical, compassionate, and authoritative. It is a reading must."--Phyllis Chesler

Shout Out: Women of Color Respond to Violence Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580052290
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - December 28th, 2007

Shout Out was born of the hope that exists when women reach out to one another. Included are critical examinations, creative nonfiction, and poetry that explore a range of responses to the injustices that women worldwide sustain in their daily lives: physical abuse, murder, rape, poverty, and psychological terror.

Helping Her Get Free: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580051675
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - January 2nd, 2006

Seal Press originally published Helping Her Get Free with the title To Be an Anchor in the Storm. The survivor of an abusive relationship herself and a licensed counselor of abused women for more than a decade, Susan Brewster teaches readers how to recognize the signs of abuse, handle negative feelings, become an effective advocate, deal with the abuser, and more.

Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062513007
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperOne - June 23rd, 1995

Practical guide addresses issues of faith for battered women—an invaluable resource for victims of domestic violence and the crisis centers that counsel them.

Healing the Trauma of Abuse: A Women's Workbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572241992
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - August 1st, 2000

Trauma can turn your world upside down; afterward, nothing may look safe or familiar. And, if you are a woman, studies show that you are twice as likely than your male counterparts to suffer from the effects of a traumatic event sometime during your life.

Emotional Abuse: The Trauma and the Treatment Cover Image
ISBN: 9780787943776
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Published: Jossey-Bass - July 28th, 1998

A new model for treating the devastating effects of emotional abuse

Emotional Abuse provides a clear road map for therapists to guide them through the intricacies of treating emotionally-abused victims. Any therapist working with emotionally-abused clients will find this a most useful text.
--Jeffrey T. Mitchell, president, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

Next Time, She'll Be Dead: Battering and How to Stop It Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807067895
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Published: Beacon Press - March 31st, 2000

This revised and updated edition of "the most critically acclaimed book" (Publishers Weekly) on domestic violence includes new information on the effect of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, examines resources on the Internet, and details what you can do to help stop battering.

Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology Cover Image
By Incite! (Editor)
ISBN: 9780822362951
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Published: Duke University Press - August 12th, 2016

The editors and contributors to Color of Violence ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color? Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, Color of Violence radically repositions the antiviolence movement by putting women of color at its center.

Some Men: Feminist Allies and the Movement to End Violence Against Women (Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780199338771
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 2nd, 2015

What does it mean for men to join with women as allies in preventing sexual assault and domestic violence? Based on life history interviews with men and women anti-violence activists aged 22 to 70, Some Men explores the strains and tensions of men's work as feminist allies.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143127741
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Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

"Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society." --Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies

We Are the Work Cover Image
ISBN: 9781490721071
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Published: Trafford Publishing - January 8th, 2014

"We Are The Work" is about how Men Stopping Violence (MSV), a small, social justice nonprofit, got to do big things, about the intriguing characters that formed and were informed by MSV's mission, about how men and women learned to work in solidarity to address men's violence against women (VAW), about their successes and failures, the lessons which became the Core Principles that guide their work