Domestic Violence Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Scope of this guide: find articles, books, and other information on family violence including child abuse/neglect.
Browse TCC library shelves in these areas:
Family violence HQ809-809.3
Social and public welfare. Children HV701-1420.5
Destitute, neglected, and abandoned children
Victims of crime
Crime and offenses
Child abuse RC554-569.5
Keywords to search:
domestic violence, family fights, battered women spousal abuse, family conflict,
stalking, abusive, victimization, incest, family violence, child abuse, elder abuse, conjugal violence, neglect, maltreatment, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, sibling abuse
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Selected Resources from the Web:
Violence Against Women Report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public
Health and the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) reveals
that around the world "at least one in three women worldwide has
been beaten, coerced into sex or abused in her lifetime."
Against Women Office U.S. Justice Department's information about
the Violence Against Women Act, national and local resources for victims
and others, federal grant programs and documents, statistics, and speeches
about the problem.
Child Abuse National Library of Medicine
Child Welfare Information Gateway provides definitions, fact sheets, prevention resources, etc.
Healthfinder.gov search for "child abuse"
Intimate Partner Violence Prevention from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention