Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2017 Lauren A. Livingston
In this paper, we try to understand the high prevalence rates of domestic violence in the United States. Using the history behind domestic violence, the psychology behind male batterers and batterer intervention programs we discover solutions to help reduce battery recidivism rates. An analysis of the criminal justice system regarding police intervention and Family Court result in future policy implications. In addition, the proposed solutions are creating lasting impact in either batterer intervention programs or policies. Lastly, policy and future implications are discussed without reducing batterer responsibility.
Livingston, Lauren, "Domestic Violence: The Psychology Behind Male Battery and the Future of Batterer Intervention Programs" (2018). CMC Senior Theses. 1788.
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