TITLE

A saga of spouse abuse

AUTHOR(S)
Marano, Hara Estroff
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Psychology Today;May/Jun96, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles public prosecutor Sarah Buel, who is considered America's most effective weapon against domestic violence. Buel as a victim of spouse abuse; Batterers' portrayal of themselves as the injured party; Battered women's fear of losing their children or of being unable to protect them; Buel's Harvard Law scholarship; Career path.
ACCESSION #
9605026338

 

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