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Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Lisa D. Brush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398502
eISBN:
9780199897483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398502.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book analyses poverty and battering and the conventional wisdom that poses incentives to waged work as the best way to remedy women’s vulnerability in the economy and in relationships. The book ... More


Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice

Mike Redmayne

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198267805
eISBN:
9780191714856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267805.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As an increasing range of expert evidence becomes available to it, the criminal justice system must answer a series of challenging questions: should experts be permitted to give evidence on the ... More


The Role of Restorative Justice in the Battered Women’s Movement

Loretta Frederick and Kristine C. Lizdas

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Both the restorative justice movement and the battered women’s movement challenge perceived failures of the mainstream criminal legal system. Additionally, these reform movements share certain ... More


Free Battered Women

Linda Field and Andrea Bible

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0067
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Of the nearly 12,000 women incarcerated in California's state prisons in 2007, the vast majority have survived physical, sexual, emotional, and economic abuse by an intimate partner before entering ... More


Introduction

Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller

in The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765102
eISBN:
9780199944187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765102.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In recent years much academic literature exists to educate people about crime victims' experiences and the obstacles that limit their choices and abilities to prevent or handle their victimization. ... More


The Violent Victimization of Women: An Overview of Legal, Empirical, and Measurement Issues

Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller

in The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765102
eISBN:
9780199944187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765102.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Legal remedies in addition to efforts at education, prevention, and direct intervention have painstakingly become a reality in a society slow to acknowledge violence against women. Yet ... More


How Battered Women Lose: Unintended Consequences of Well-Intentioned Legal and Criminal Justice Policies

Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller

in The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765102
eISBN:
9780199944187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765102.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter investigates the consequences of policies for victims of crime using examples drawn from the larger political arena. As the state becomes more involved in regulating citizens' lives, ... More


Intimate Partner Abuse

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the unique characteristics of violence between intimate partners. It begins with an overview of the trends that have guided the salience of domestic violence intervention ... More


Shared Parenting After Abuse: Battered Mothers’ Perspectives on Parenting After Dissolution of a Relationship

Carolyn Y. Tubbs and Oliver J. Williams

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes an initial effort to investigate African-American women's perceptions of shared parenting with men who have battered them in the past. It addresses the question: What types of ... More


Battered Women Who Kill Their Sleeping Tormenters: Reflections on Maintaining Respect for Human Life while Killing Moral Monsters

JOSHUA DRESSLER

in Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243495
eISBN:
9780191714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243495.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Women are often killed by persons whom they know, in particular by husbands or other males with whom they are sexually intimate. In fewer numbers, but perhaps with increasing frequency, battered ... More


Character Development

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

in Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on the performers tasked with performing narratives from Elaine’s book, Women Escaping Violence along with their own stories. Elaine also describes her changing roles from ... More


Introduction

Lisa D. Brush

in Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398502
eISBN:
9780199897483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398502.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter introduces the reader to the women interviewed and the setting of the research. The chapter reviews what researchers know about the connections among poverty, battering, and work. The ... More


Domestic Violence

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes a case involving, Dr O who, upon a prenatal examination of Mrs N finds her to have chest and abdominal injuries that appear to have been caused by violence. Dr O asks Mrs N if ... More


Defending Parricide Offenders

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses defense strategies in parricide cases. It highlights the importance of the early involvement of mental health professionals in helping defense lawyers understand the dynamics ... More


Child Protection From 1962 to the Present

John E. B. Myers

in Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the formation of the modern child protection system. The most critical date in the process was 1962, when pediatrician Henry Kempe and his colleagues published their seminal ... More


The End of Child Welfare: The Transformation of Child Welfare into Child Protective Services

Duncan Lindsey

in The Welfare of Children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136715
eISBN:
9780199894079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136715.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

This chapter explores the transformation of the public child welfare system into a child protection system. In 1962, in the Journal of the American Medical Association C. Henry Kempe and his ... More


Imminence of Harm

Fiona Leverick

in Killing in Self-Defence

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199283460
eISBN:
9780191712654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283460.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the issue of whether the law of self-defence should contain an imminence of harm requirement. The issue is a controversial one, as such a requirement means that defence is ... More


Diagnoses, Syndromes, and Criminal Responsibility

Christopher Slobogin

in Proving the Unprovable: The Role of Law, Science, and Speculation in Adjudicating Culpability and Dangerousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195189957
eISBN:
9780199893980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189957.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter describes in more detail both the nature of clinical culpability testimony (which has become increasingly imaginative) and the courts’ response to it (which has been very generous, even ... More


Innocent Infants?: Indians and Domestic Violence in Colonial Mexico

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Focuses on 87 cases of spousal murder taking place in late colonial Mexico. In addition to shedding light on the circumstances and motives of the crimes, the discussion centers on the ethnic ... More


Honor and Punishment in Late Eighteenth-Century Spain

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Focuses on over 65 murders committed by Spanish wives and husbands, detailing their characteristics. Given the saliency of murders committed by unfaithful wives, this chapter explores the culture of ... More


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