Domestic Violence: The Changing Criminal Justice


The markedly increased attention focused on violence within families has gripped the concerned interest not only of academic researchers but also that of the public and its law enforcement and criminal justice segments. Contemporary recognition of the widespread problem of abuse within the home, often dramatically and poignantly detailed, has not, however, led to clear and universally accepted public institutional responses. This authoritative volume presents a comprehensive evaluation of approaches, policies, and practical enforcement measures that have been effected by law enforcement and criminal justice bodies.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Carl G. Buzawa
  • Arnold Binder
  • James Meeker
  • Demie Kurz
  • Peter K. Manning
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992


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