Books

Books about domestic violence

Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. By Lundy Bancroft (2003)

Feeling Strong: How Power Issues Affect Our Ability to Direct Our Own Lives. By Ethel S. Person

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. By Judith Herman (1997)

Domestic Violence Sourcebook. By D.B. Berry (1995)

When Men Batter Women: New insights into ending abusive relationships. By Jacobson and Gottman

To Be An Anchor in the Storm: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women. By S.Brewster (2000)

Safety Planning with Battered Women: Complex Lives/Difficult Choices. By Davies, Lyon and Monti-Catania (1998)

Ending the Cycle of Violence: Community Responses to Children of Battered Women. By J.Edelson and P. Jaffe (1994)

Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Take Back Your Life. By G. Nicarthy (1990)

Battered Women in the Courtroom: The Power of Judicial Responses. By J. Ptacek (1999)

Saving Bernice: Battered Women, Welfare and Poverty. By J. Raphael (2000)

Women and Male Violence: The Visions and Struggles of the Battered Women’s Movement. By S. Schechter (1983)

When Love Goes Wrong: What to Do When You Can’t Do Anything Right. By S. Schecter and A. Jones (1993)

When Violence Begins at Home: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Ending Domestic Abuse. By K.J. Wilson (1997)

The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics. By Lundy Bancroft and Dr. Jay G. Silverman (2002)

Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You. By Patricia Evans (2003)

Family Violence in the United States: Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse. By Dr. Denise A. Hines and Dr. Kathleen Malley-Morrison (2004)

Battered Women. By Lenore Walker (1980)

Next Time She’ll Be Dead: Battering and How to Stop. By Ann Jones (1994)

Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse. By Marie Fortune (1995)

Books about sexual abuse

License to Rape: Sexual Abuse of Wives. By D. Finkelhor and K. Yllo (1985)

Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape. By S. Brownmiller (1993)

Books about children and child abuse

The Right to Innocence: Healing the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Therapeutic 7-Step Self-Help Program for Men and Women, Including How to Choose a Therapist and Find a Support Group. By Beverly Engel and Eleanor Hamilton (1990)

Raised on Fear: One Man’s Story of Domestic Violence. By Lee Cox & Marge Hulburt (2004)

When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping Your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse. By Lundy Bancroft (2005)

Something Is Wrong at My House. By Diane Davis

A Terrible Thing Happened – A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma. By Margaret M. Holmes

A Family That Fights. By Sharon Chesler Bernstein

Books about verbal abuse

Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out; On relationship and recovery. By Patricia Evans (2003)

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond. By Patricia Evans (2003)

The Verbally Abusive Man, Can He Change? A Woman’s Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go. By Patricia Evans (2006)

No Visible Wounds: Identifying Non-Physical Abuse of Women by Their Men. By Mary Susan Miller Ph.D. (1996)

Encouragements for the Emotionally Abused Woman: Wisdom and Hope for Women At Any Stage of Emotional Abuse Recovery. By Beverly Engel ( 1994)

Books about teen dating violence

In Love and In Danger: A Teen’s Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships. By Barrie Levy (2006)

But I Love Him: Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive Dating Relationships. By Jill Murray (2001)

Books about domestic violence in homosexual relationships

Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them: Battered Gay Men and Domestic Violence. By David Island (1991)

Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships. By Claire M. Renzetti, Charles Harvey Miley (1996)

Naming The Violence: Speaking Out About Lesbian Battering. By K. Lobel (1986)

Books about bullying and cyber-bullying

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls. By Rachel Simmons (2003)

Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write about Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy. By Rachel Simmons (2004)

Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying. By Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin (2008)

Domestic violence books for men

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help. By Jackson Katz (2006)