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Is Domestic Violence Politicized Too Narrowly?

Jamie R. Abrams

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/9781479805648.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This Chapter argues that the domestic violence movement is narrowly politicized around the internalities of domestic violence in ways that unintentionally restrain law reform efforts to end family ... More


Harm Reduction in the Domestic Violence Context

Courtney Cross

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/9781479805648.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Harm reduction is a school of thought born out of public health practices: the goal of harm reduction is to mitigate the collateral dangers associated with high-risk behaviors so that individuals ... More


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


Politics, Safety, and Officer-Involved Intimate Partner Violence

Leigh Goodmark

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/9781479805648.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The United States relies heavily on law enforcement to protect people subjected to intimate partner violence. The decision to prioritize law enforcement intervention may seem natural, but it is, in ... More


The Politicization of Domestic Violence

Deborah M. Weissman

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/9781479805648.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This Chapter is a case study of an incident that occurred between the Sheriff of San Francisco and his wife resulting in criminal proceedings and official misconduct charges. It considers theories of ... More


Preventing Ordinary and Extraordinary Violence

Mary D. Fan

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/9781479805648.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The paradigm of the armed and dangerous mass killer in public opinion and legislation is a homicidal-suicidal stranger hunting in public. Yet half of all firearms-related homicides take place in the ... More


Reforms to marital violence policy and legislation, 1970–96

Cara Diver

in Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120.00011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores reforms to marital violence policy and legislation from 1970 to 1996. During this period, feminist activists brought pressure to bear upon the government, who for the first time ... More


Sexual Violence and the Politics of Naming

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter returns to the memory of the underground and the shelter to engage with women’s testimonies of sexual and domestic violence, and the politics of current remembrance, especially within a ... 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


Playing Politics with Firearms and Family Violence

Jane K. Stoever

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/9781479805648.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter frames the discussion of the politics of firearms with an exploration of the gendered nature of domestic violence, firearm fatalities, and the firearms debate, including how women are ... 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


“You Can’t Abuse Her in This House”: Family, Community, and Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans

Ashley Baggett

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The examination of families, communities, and institutions illustrates a larger social awareness about intimate partner violence. At the core of this change lay a shift in the family power dynamic. ... More


The ‘discovery’ of marital violence, 1960–80

Cara Diver

in Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120.00010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the ‘discovery’ of marital violence in the late twentieth-century. Previously subsumed in a culture of silence, marital violence became a matter of public and political interest ... 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


Battering Court Syndrome: A Structural Critique of “Failure to Protect”

Alisa Bierria and Colby Lenz

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/9781479805648.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The integral relationship between carceral violence and gender violence has led to the criminalization of thousands of survivors. The criminal prosecution of domestic violence survivors for being ... More


Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Indira Jaising and Pinki Mathur Anurag (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA) was enacted following a concerted campaign by the Indian women’s movement. The Lawyers Collective authored the law in consultation ... More


Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Thinking Forward1

Shamita Das Dasgupta

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter sketches ideas on effective prevention and ways that different stakeholders may work toward reducing, and ultimately ending, domestic and sexual violence. It categorizes a few general ... More


Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Cara Diver

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘A Living Tomb for Women’ represents the first comprehensive history of marital violence in modern Ireland, from the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922 to the passage of the Domestic Violence ... 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


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


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