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Domestic and Family Violence, Sexual Assualt, and Human Trafficking: Domestic and Family Violence


This guide is a starting point on the topic of Domestic and Family Violence and is not meant to be exhaustive. Use this Research Guide to  review various resources owned and subscribed to from the WVC Library, and free resources from the free web.

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The Cycle of Violence

West Valley College Library Books


Inequality Across State Lines : how policymakers have failed domestic violence victims in the United States
Surviving : Why We Stay and How We Leave Abusive Relationships.
The Routledge International Handbook of Domestic Violence and Abuse
Domestic Violence and Abuse
Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives
Gender, Power, and Violence: Responding to Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Society Today
Victims of Violence: Support, Challenges and Outcomes

WVC Library Subscription Databases



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Web Articles


Streaming Video




SHATTERPROOF Thriving After Domestic Abuse
I, Survivor
PAVE: Professionals Against Violence Podcast
The Survivor's Guide to Life
Peace Over Pieces Domestic Abuse Survivor Podcast
After Dark - Overcoming Domestic Violence