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Locked in A Violent Embrace

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

June 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.
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
The End Is the Beginning


Great book for vocational areas in counselling and health and social care.

Miss Sam Ford
Psychology, Southend Adult Community College
April 7, 2022

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