Domestic Violence: Legal and Social Reality, Second Edition is a domestic violence casebook featuring cases, statutes, notes, interdisciplinary materials, narratives, and problems. The text is illuminated by a particular sensitivity to the victim’s perspective as well as to... issues of race, ethnicity, social class, and sexual orientation.
New to the Second Edition:
Most up-to-date treatment, including coverage of pending Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, federal guidance on campus sexual assault, reversal of federal policy on asylum, and national screening recommendations
Inclusion of new cases addressing same-sex intimate partner violence, federal firearms laws, tribal law, lethality assessment, and cyberstalking
Coverage of cutting-edge issues of revenge porn and role of domestic violence in mass shootings
New developments in child custody law, including the “safety-first” paradigm
Professors and students will benefit from:
Materials reflecting the social reality of intimate partner violence through human-interest narratives that complement the cases
Integration of interdisciplinary perspectives, including excerpts, notes, and questions emanating from history, literature, psychology, sociology, social work, criminology, and medicine
Analyses of current social science research to enhance student understanding
Focus on cutting-edge areas of law and often-ignored issues
Coverage of the full range of types of abuse
Presentation of a variety of problem exercises derived from actual cases and current events
Easy adaptation to shorter or longer courses
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