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BOOK REVIEW – Cruel but Not Unusual: Violence in Canadian Families

The following post reviews Alaggia and Vine’s book, Cruel but not unusual: violence in Canadian families (2013), and highlights several points that relate to a core Thematic Area: The impact of domestic abuse on survivors. — Date Published: 2010 Authors: Alaggia, R., & Vine, C. (Eds.) Full Citation: Alaggia, R., & Vine, C. (Eds.). (2013). Cruel but not unusual: violence in […]

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The Legal System // Psychological and Emotional Abuse //

Although, there is substantial and growing evidence that psychological and emotional abuse are as damaging as physical abuse, our social institutions are slow to recognize this, often ignoring or dismissing abuse that isn’t physical or sexual. While we do have some anti-bullying policies in schools, and measures to address workplace harassment, there is little to […]

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