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Description - Stop Domestic Violence by Louis Brown

Thanks to the Simpson case, domestic violence is no longer a dirty little secret. It remains, however, a devastating problem, and even more, a deadly killer. What is the answer? In 1994, Lou Brown, father of Nicole Brown Simpson, gave us one solution by establishing a foundation in his daughter's name that provides urgently needed funding to battered women's shelters across the country. Now he goes a step further and, with the help of a like-minded pastor and a legal activist who has been battered, offers hope and practical strategies for combating domestic violence. In a book whose first half is geared to support network people like himself - parents, families, friends, both personal and professional, and acquaintances who can and should make a difference - and whose second half is directed at the victims of abuse, here is an action plan for battered women and those around them. This book offers a checklist for the victim of domestic violence, from obtaining restraining orders to getting the support network on her side. Here are steps on how to combat battering within families, within communities, within homes, and at the legislative level.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312166113
ISBN-10: 0312166117
Format: Paperback
(211mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Louis Brown

Lou Brown is the founder and president of the Nicole Brown Simpson Charitable Foundation. His daughter, Nicole Brown System was a domestic violence victim. He lives in Dana Point, California. Francois Dubau is a pastor in Laguna Beach, California. He is also a committed volunteer with the Nicole Brown Simpson Charitable Foundation. Merritt McKeon is a domestic violence survivor. She teaches law and volunteers at the Nicole Brown Simpson Charitable Foundation. She lives in Laguna Beach, California.