ERIC Number: EJ294502
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Wife Battery and Criminal Justice: A Study of Victim Decision-Making.
Ford, David A.
Family Relations, v32 n4 p463-75 Oct 1983
Studied the decisions of 325 battered women to prosecute their mates, based on records of various criminal justice agencies and interviews with victims and officials. Findings indicated the discretion of agents of the criminal justice system created uncertainty in outcomes and often made the victims efforts useless. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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