Making Prevention of Violence Against Women and Children a Priority

Making Prevention of Violence Against Women and Children a Priority Sex Roles (2012) 67:251–252 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0139-1 BOOK REVIEW Making Prevention of Violence Against Women and Children a Priority Violence Against Women and Children, Vol. 1: Mapping the Terrain, Vol. 2: Navigating Solutions. Edited by Jacquelyn W. White, Mary P. Koss, and Alan E. Kazdin, Washington, D.C., American Psychological Association, 2011. (Vol. 1): 332 pp. $69.95 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-1-4338-0912-5; (Vol. 2): 326 pp. $69.95 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-1-4338-0914-9. Jeffrey L. Edleson Published online: 9 March 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 This two volume set is a comprehensive overview of current factors, (3) vulnerabilities and protective factors, and (4) knowledge about violence against women and children as consequences. The chapters on consequences appear to well as interventions to help them. The two volumes cover vary the most, covering impacts including psychological, behavioral, health and economic ones. Chapters authors these topics in 26 chapters by leading scholars in the field. The first volume is divided into three sections providing an over- include well-known scholars such as David Finkelhor, view of child maltreatment, sexual violence and domestic David A. Wolfe, Sandra Martin, Julia L. Perilla, Etiony violence against adult women. The second volume focuses Aldarondo, Jacquelyn Campbell, Ann L. Coker and on reviews Sex Roles Springer Journals

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