About the Author
Claire M. Renzetti is the Judi Conway Patton Endowed Chair in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women, and Professor of Sociology, at the University of Kentucky. She is editor of the journal, Violence Against Women; co-editor of the Interpersonal Violence book series for Oxford University Press; and editor of the Gender, Crime and Law book series for Northeastern University Press. Her recent research focuses on religiosity and intimate partner violence, and the provision of services for domestic sex trafficking victims.Susan L. Miller is Professor Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. Her research interests are in gender and crime, violence against women, and restorative justice. Her most recent book, After the Crime: The Power of Restorative Justice Dialogues between Victims and Violent Offenders (New York University Press, 2011) received the Best Book Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 2012.Angela R. Gover is a Professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver. Her research interests include gender and crime, victimization, and intimate partner violence. Gover's recent work has appeared in Violence Against Women, Violence and Victims, and the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.