The “Duluth Model” is a widely disseminated approach to community-based intervention in domestic violence. This authoritative and comprehensive volume examines how to develop a response to domestic violence using the Model. Key issues addressed include: enhancing networking among service providers; building monitoring and tracking systems; developing a supportive infrastructure for victims; providing sanctions and rehabilitation opportunities; addressing the needs of children; and evaluating the effectiveness of community response.
The Silence Surrounding Sexual Violence: The Issue of Marital Rape and the Challenges it Poses for the Duluth Model
During the past two decades, domestic violence has emerged as a significant social problem, not because it is a new problem but because feminist activists brought the issue to public attention. There is no doubt that the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (DAIP) has been a leading force in this movement. Duluth's Power and Control Wheel, depicting the primary abusive behaviors experienced by women living with men who batter, was developed by battered women involved in the project and has been translated into more than a dozen languages ...