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Violent fathering: perspectives, research and practice

Lynne Harne

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429179
eISBN:
9781447304180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429179.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter begins by critically examining different theoretical approaches that aim to explain fathers' violence towards women. These are significant, since they inform different policy and ... More


Understanding Crimes of Allegiance: Patterns of Violent Influence

Robert N. Kraft

in Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter analyzes the testimony of violent perpetrators, arguing that when perpetrators testified about personal experiences, they referenced immediate influences and discrete events, and rarely ... More


Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Robert N. Kraft

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative ... More


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