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Domestic Violence   Tags: abuse, domestic_violence social_work, encyclopedias, women  

This guide is intended to help students working in social work and other related social sciences areas.
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Domestic Violence


Subject Headings

Below is a list of possible subject headings you can use to search the catalog for books and journals about Domestic violence. To browse by subject heading, click on Advanced search, go to Option 3, then select Subject from the Browse Organized Lists drop-down menu, type the subject heading in the search box, then click the Go box. Note: This is not a complete list.

Family violence

Family violence--Florida

Family violence--Law and legislation

Family violence--United States

Intimate partner violence

Wife abuse

Marital violence

Abused women

Abusive men

Victims of family violence

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This guide was created by Marcia Gorin.


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