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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Domestic Violence Shelters: Protecting Bodily Integrity

Daphne Spain

in Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter looks at how domestic violence shelters have become bases of political thought and action; by providing physical spaces for safety and support, these shelters have defied one of the most ... More


The Multidimensional Self and the Capacity for Creative Interaction

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/9780195147964.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The Multi-dimensional Self and the Capacity for Creative Interaction In addition to being relational, the “multi-dimensional self” is particular, embodied and capable of emotion in ways centrally ... 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


Why Doesn't He Leave?: Restoring Liberty and Equality to Battered Women

Diane L. Rosenfeld

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter describes the injustice faced by battered women and poses an important question: Why, after a woman has been beaten by her intimate partner, should she be forced to seek shelter outside ... More


Introduction: A Re-Framing of Stereotypes of Battered Women

Sherry Hamby

in Battered Women's Protective Strategies: Stronger Than You Know

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199873654
eISBN:
9780199369645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873654.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

By looking only for evidence that confirms stereotypes and fits within the bounds of the dominant deficit-focused paradigm, we have missed the opportunity to tell another story about survivors of ... 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


3 Deconstructing the Victim

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the stereotypes of women that currently pervade the legal system and their implications for women subjected to abuse who seek the system's assistance. It begins with an ... More


Deconstructing the Victim

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the stereotypes of women that currently pervade the legal system and their implications for women subjected to abuse who seek the system's assistance. It begins with an overview ... More


Self‐Defense: The Imminence Requirement

Marcia Baron

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Law: Volume 1

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606443
eISBN:
9780191729683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606443.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defends the position that the imminence requirement should be jettisoned. What matters is that it was necessary to use self‐defensive force against an aggressor. Imminence is important ... More


Marching on the spot? Dealing with violence against women in Norway

Jonassen Wenche

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes developments in the field of violence against women in Norway during the past 20 years. Unlike the situation in Finland, a feminist movement has for a long time been quite ... More


A Holistic Approach to the Complex Problem of Battering

Sherry Hamby

in Battered Women's Protective Strategies: Stronger Than You Know

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199873654
eISBN:
9780199369645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873654.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Understanding battered women's protective strategies requires a new framework. Battering is not the only complex problem. This chapter applies multiple criteria decision making (MCDM), a ... 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


Emergent Research and Practice Trends in Contextually Addressing the Complexity of Women’s Use of Force

Lisa Y. Larance and Susan L. Miller

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/9781447333050.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview of the research on and community-based programmatic responses to battered women’s use of force in their intimate heterosexual relationships. The chapter highlights ... More


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