In this groundbreaking book, Linda Mills?feminist, scholar, activist, and survivor?challenges the prevailing orthodoxies and maps out a plan to change domestic abuse treatment programs. Drawing on case studies and research from her abuse prevention programs, Mills reveals that intimate abuse is far more complex than we realize, and develops a program for healing that engages everyone caught up in a violent dynamic. Essential reading for therapists, couples, public health experts, and members of the criminal justice system, Violent Partners outlines a breakthrough approach to a major social problem.... not to go out at all, to avoid the anger it would stir up, ready to burst in your face when you stepped back through the door.a Ashwortha#39;s mother was secretly proud of her children but too greedy for her moments of intimacy with her husband toanbsp;...
|Author||:||Linda G. Mills|
|Publisher||:||Basic Books - 2009-09-08|