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Locked in A Violent Embrace
Understanding and Intervening in Domestic Violence

  • Zvi Eisikovits - Minerva Center for Youth Policy, University of Haifa, Isreal, Principal Economist, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Eli Buchbinder


May 2000 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Representing an entirely new approach to domestic violence interventions, this book is based on data accumulated by the authors over the past 12 years from a series of qualitative studies and clinical practice with battered women and their batterers.
 
Introduction
Constructing the Script  
 
The Violent Event
From Violent Incidents to Violent Rituals  
 
In Search of Paradise Lost
The Aftermath of Intimate Violence  
 
Scripts of Everyday Life
 
From Emotions in Violence to Violent Emotions
 
The Metaphoric Understanding of Violence
 
Accounts of Intimate Violence
 
Public Exposure and Private Meaning
Battered Women and Battering Men Interaction with Social Agents  
 
Guidelines for Intervention
 
Postscript
The End Is the Beginning  

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