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The Violent Home Richard J. Gelles

The Violent Home

Richard J. Gelles

Published August 1st 1987
ISBN : 9780803930995
Paperback
240 pages
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Since its original publication in 1974, The Violent Home has become a classic in family violence literature. The new edition contains the full text of the original as well as a retrospective preface by the author, reflecting on the impact of the bookMoreSince its original publication in 1974, The Violent Home has become a classic in family violence literature. The new edition contains the full text of the original as well as a retrospective preface by the author, reflecting on the impact of the book and on its importance for current studies of family violence. Gelles reveals where and when violence in the home is likeliest to occur. He also gives reasons why - such as sex, money and job stress.