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Do Arrests and Restraining Orders Work?

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In this provocative contribution to the debate on which interventions are most effective in reducing domestic violence, a wide range of research methods and analyses are presented and a number of issues raised. These include: whether the criminal justice response to domestic violence is inadequate; whether there is a conflict of interest between society and the victim of violence; and whether alternative means should be used to deter chronic batterers who are undeterred by the criminal justice response.

Author Biography

Eve S. Buzawa is a professor and chairperson of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester as well as her Master's and Doctoral degrees from the School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University. She has authored and edited numerous books and monographs. Recent publications include Violence Against Women in Families and Relationships: Making and Breaking Connections, a four-volume set (co-edited with Evan Stark, 2009). Professor Buzawa has also served as a principal investigator on several federally funded research projects and has directed numerous state-funded research and training projects. She is past president of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, past president of the Northeast Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, and past board member for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Carl G. Buzawa is an attorney in private practice. Currently, he is Senior Vice President-Contracts, Legal, and Compliance at Textron Systems. He received his BA from the University of Rochester, his MA from the University of Michigan, and his JD from Harvard Law School. With Eve S. Buzawa, he is the coauthor of numerous books and articles on the topic of domestic violence.
Release date Australia
April 22nd, 1996
Contributors
Edited by Carl G. Buzawa Edited by Eve S Buzawa
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
SAGE Publications Inc
Pages
288
Dimensions
152x229x16
ISBN-13
9780803970731
Product ID
2453705

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