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ERIC Number: ED177450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jan-30
Pages: 715
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Battered Women: Issues of Public Policy. A Consultation Sponsored by the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Washington, D.C., January 30-31, 1978)
Bonosaro, Carol A.; And Others
This collection of materials represents testimony given before the United States Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C., on January 30-31, 1978, dealing with the problems of battered women. The statements, made by psychologists, sociologists, state and federal officials, legal and community services directors, police officials, and social workers, address the following areas of concern: (1) government intervention practices and policies, (2) police practices and policies, (3) statutory reform, (4) court diversion, (5) support services, (6) long-term needs of battered wives, and (7) causes and treatment of wife abuse. The appendices contain resources on and for battered wives, state and federal legislative statutes and unsolicited papers. (Author/HLM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: N/A
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