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Acker, Sara Elinoff
Unclenching our fists : abusive men on the journey to nonviolence / Sara Elinoff Acker ; photography by Peter Acker
Alternate Title Abusive men on the journey to nonviolence
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2013
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 3rd Floor  HV1441.8.U5 E45 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Abusive men -- Rehabilitation -- United States
Abusive men -- Behavior modification
Abused women -- United States
Family violence -- United States -- Prevention
Physical Description 211 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-201) and index
Summary "Presents collection of stories of domestic violence perpetrators who have stopped being abusive. Includes first-person stories and photographs of men who worked on themselves over years in violence intervention programs and discussion of stages of accountability and behavioral change. Includes chapter for women in abusive relationships trying to assess whether their partners are capable of making needed changes"--Provided by publisher

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