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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


Seeking Safety with Undesirable Outcomes: Women's Self-Silencing in Abusive Intimate Relationships and Implications for Health Care

Stephanie J. Woods

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the physical and mental health consequences encountered by women experiencing intimate male partner violence. Drawing upon on the literature and upon her research, the author ... More


Sexual Orientation and Violent Victimization: Hate Crimes and Intimate Partner Violence among Gay and Bisexual Males in the United States

Gregory M. Herek and Charles Sims

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a review of the data regarding the prevalence and correlates of violent victimization among gay and bisexual men in the United States. It specifically focuses on the ... More


Restructuring Relations

Jennifer Nedelsky

in Law's Relations: A Relational Theory of Self, Autonomy, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195147964
eISBN:
9780199918133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147964.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The heart of the book's argument has been that values like equality or autonomy are made possible by structures of relationship. Thus transformative projects such as feminism involve restructuring ... More


A Descriptive Study of Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment: Implications for Child Welfare Policy

Lynette M. Renner, Kristen Shook Slack, and Lawrence M. Berger

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Using survey and administrative data, this chapter presents analyses of co-occurring intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment allegations in a sample of current and former welfare ... More


Intimate Partner Violence

Aaron T Goetz, Todd K. Shackelford, Valerie G. Starratt, and William F Mckibbin

in Evolutionary Forensic Psychology: Darwinian Foundations of Crime and Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325188
eISBN:
9780199893805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325188.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In the past few decades, many psychologists have begun to recognize the value of using an evolutionary perspective to guide their research. With a focus on evolved mechanisms and associated ... More


Women's Self-Silencing and Depression in the Socio-cultural Context of Germany

Tanja Zoellner and Susanne Hedlund

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores how the construct of self-silencing can contribute to our understanding of the effects of socio-cultural expectations placed on German women. The authors provide historical and ... More


The Strengths-and-Skills-Building Model: Application to Women in Violent Relationships

JACQUELINE CORCORAN and HOLLY BELL

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter applies the strengths- and skills-building model to women who are living with intimate partner violence. In this approach, the woman's ambivalence about the violent relationship is ... More


Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in the Conjoint Couples Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence

Eric E. McCollum, Sandra M. Stith, and Cynthia J. Thomsen

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0073
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on the Domestic Violence Focused Couples Treatment (DVFCT) program, which is the result of efforts over the past twelve years to develop and test a safe and effective approach to ... More


Multi-contextual Influences on Resilience in Young Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence

Laura E. Miller-Graff

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Violence represents one of the most significant environmental risks to child flourishing. Focusing on early childhood exposure to intimate partner violence, this chapter reviews research on ... More


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