Changing Violent Men is based on the evaluation of British criminal justice responses and treatment programs for men who use violence against a woman partner. Court enforced abuser programs are compared with more traditional sanctions such as fines and probation. And qualitative and quantitative data are used to delineate patterns of personal change. This book allows the men and women involved to speak about their lives and the impact of criminal justice interventions upon them.
Intervention for Change: Responding to Violent Men
How do you think violence by men against women can be stopped?
That's the million-dollar question. (Violent Man)
Physically abusive men have largely remained out of sight and beyond reach as initial responses rightly focused on the safety of abused women and their children, and their safety must continue as a fundamental part of any meaningful response to this problem. The provision of refuge has forever changed the circumstances of women who seek sanctuary and protection. Shelters often provide a vital first step for women who seek to escape a violent episode or renegotiate a violent relationship into one of nonviolence. For those who seek to leave a violent man, shelters may provide a ...