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Domestic Violence and the Law: Theory and Practice (University Casebook Series)

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Edition: 3rd ed., 2013
Author(s): Schneider, Hanna, et al.


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This Battered Women and the Law law school casebook examines violence against women in intimate relationships, and the ways in which this violence shapes law, and is shaped by the law. It is a product of the recent explosion of feminist lawmaking. Part of the University Casebook Series, it includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject.

Table of Contents includes:
Domestic Violence in Historical and Social Context;
The Dynamics of Abusive Relationships;
Dimensions of the Battering Experience;
Legal Characterizations of Battered Women and Their Experiences;
The Children of Battered Women and Battered Women as Mothers;
The Child Welfare System and Criminal Prosecutions for Failure to Protect;
The Family Law System;
The Civil Protective or Restraining Order System;
The Criminal Justice System;
Defenses Available to Battered Women Defendants;
Domestic Violence and the Law of Torts;
Third Party Liability for Abuse;
Domestic Violence as a Violation of Women's Civil Rights;
Domestic Violence as a Violation of International Human Rights;
Doing the Work.


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Format Hardcover
Author Schneider, Hanna, et al.
ISBN 9781599419299
Edition 3rd ed., 2013
Publisher West