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Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Ashley Baggett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840–1900 examines the shifting nature of gender, race, and intimate partner violence in New Orleans—a place dramatically affected ... More


‘Idealising’ domestic violence victims

Marian Duggan

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Domestic violence victimisation has long been a contested issue with regards to ‘idealised’ victims. Socio-political rhetoric often questions ‘why didn’t she leave?’ yet feminist research has long ... More


Domestic violence and research ethics

The Domestic Violence Research Group, University of Bristol, Hilary Abrahams, Gill Hague, Ellen Malos, Melanie McCarry, Tais Silva, and Emma Williamson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The Domestic Violence Research Group (DVRG) conducts national, international and local studies on domestic violence and on other forms of violence against women. It also offers consultancy, teaching ... More


A Conference Scene

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/9781604732085.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes a lecture situation with several people are sitting at desks, taking notes, chatting, while the next speaker moves to the podium. In the scene, Carrie Smythe, a councilwomen ... More


A Fraught Pairing: Immigrant Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and Law Enforcement

Natalie Nanasi

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the tensions inherent in the U visa, a form of immigration relief that provides survivors of intimate partner violence a path to lawful status. Receipt of the U visa is ... More


Does Arrest Deter Violence?: Comparing Experimental and Nonexperimental Evidence on Mandatory Arrest Laws

Radha Iyengar

in The Economics of Crime: Lessons For and From Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226153742
eISBN:
9780226153766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226153766.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is an excellent example of how incentives are pervasive in the analysis of crime and how even carefully designed policies can go wrong when these are not accounted for at every step of ... More


Raising Public Awareness of Domestic Violence: Strategic Communication and Movement Building

Charlotte Ryan, Karen Jeffreys, and Linda Blozie

in Strategies for Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672899
eISBN:
9781452947174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672899.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Social movement organizers enhance direct organizing with media and other public relations work, hoping that increased visibility will reinforce strategic alliances, influence public attitudes, and ... More


‘Living’ with dowry: oral testimonies of gender oppression*

Biswamoy Pati

in South Asia from the margins: Echoes of Orissa, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086588
eISBN:
9781781704646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086588.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the problem of dowry to explore its present-day ramifications. It highlights a problem that is in sharp contrast to the ‘image’ of Orissan society being relatively free from ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Infant Mortality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

Infant mortality—the death of a child before the first birthday—is the most consequential of all of the outcomes considered in the book. Infant mortality and imprisonment in the United States share ... More


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