One Strike And You're Out: Implications Of A Federal Crime Control Policy For Battered Women

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Research focusing on violence against women in public housing is discussed, noting that research on this topic is limited. The history of the One Strike policy is given, the interpretation and enforcement of the One Strike policy by Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) is outlined and examples of the impact of the One Strike policy on battered women are provided. Possible amendments to the One Strike policy are discussed along with future research recommendations.

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