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Violent fathering and the risks to children: The need for change

Lynne Harne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429179
eISBN:
9781447304180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429179.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Current family policy approaches emphasise the significance of paternal involvement in children's lives, yet there has been a silence on violent and abusive fathering in these discourses. This is the ... More


Conclusions

Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter briefly concludes with an assessment of the struggle to prevent male violence. The author presents an account where one of her students recalled that prior to her lecture, he had thought ... More


Conclusion

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter highlights the key findings of the research on which this book is based. It revisits theoretical discussions that emerge in all three parts, and reiterates the key recommendations which ... More


Violence and discrimination against women

Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter studies violence and discrimination against women. It discusses the presence and absence of figures and statistics on violence against women, and summarises the frequency of some types ... More


A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Patrizia Romito

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is born of a contradiction: on the one hand, there has been a genuine advance in the awareness of violence against women and children and actions to oppose it. On the other, the violence ... More


Neglected issues in Swedish child protection policy and practice: age, ethnicity and gender

Pringle Keith

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the performance of the Swedish welfare system in terms of the way it responds to violence against children. Such a broadening of the critique also further problematises the idea ... More


Tackling men’s violence in families: lessons for the UK

Hester Marianne

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter links the themes from the previous chapters to current issues in the UK. It begins by briefly outlining some of the key developments in English policies and practices with regard to the ... More


Introduction: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Eriksson Maria and Pringle Keith

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the increasing awareness in Nordic countries of men's violence against women and children as a social problem. This book resulted from the ... More


Bypassing the relationship between fatherhood and violence in Finnish policy and research

Hautanen Teija

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the question of why fatherhood and violence in intimate relationships are, in Finland, so seldom treated simultaneously within the same context. The goal is to reflect upon this ... More


“Take my father away from home”: children growing up in the proximity of violence

Weinehall Katarina

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on young people's narratives of growing up in the proximity of violence. The discussion draws on the author's research into experiences of violence in families, which constituted ... More


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