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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


Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. Abuse and neglect ... More


What Counts as Domestic Violence? 1

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the conceptual structure of domestic violence and critiques various influential accounts of domestic violence presently operating in the criminal justice system, academia, and ... More


The Distinctiveness of Domestic Abuse: A Freedom-Based Account

Victor Tadros

in Defining Crimes: Essays on The Special Part of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269228
eISBN:
9780191710100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269228.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses whether domestic abuse ought to be recognized in the criminal law through the creation of a distinct offence. It constructs some general thoughts about the project of ... More


Marital Conflicts and Abuse

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter draws on respondent interviews to describe and analyse the most frequently presented causes of marital conflict. The most consistent focus of conflict between spouses relates to ... More


Domestic abuse: a case study

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on domestic abuse. The recognition that poverty is a factor in domestic abuse and is linked to men's perceptions of the breadwinner role suggests how vital it is to understand ... More


Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book provides the first detailed discussion in the UK of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in same sex relationships, offering a unique comparison with DVA experienced by heterosexual women and ... More


What is the problem?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

in Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the theoretical and multi-method approach taken in the book and COHSAR research on which it is based. There is a discussion about the public story of DVA, which presents this ... More


Congregations

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann, and Stephen McMullin

in Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607210
eISBN:
9780190607241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607210.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

At its best, congregational life operates as a church family in which members celebrate with those who are joyous and weep with those who are suffering. They offer assistance, guidance, and ... More


July 2011: Families in Fear

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Explores the recent enactment of two pieces of legislation: the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2011 which makes it a criminal offence to breach any interdict that contains a power of arrest, and the ... More


Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women’s rough sleeping is a major issue across Europe and is especially problematic within the current economic climate. Based on a European Union DAPHNE III-funded project, this important book tells ... More


“strict justice for every man, woman, and child”: Gender, Justice, and the Freedmen's Bureau

Mary Farmer-Kaiser

in Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232116
eISBN:
9780823234943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232116.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Operating at best with a belief that freedmen and women required “a guardian rather than a jailor or hangman”, Freedmen's Bureau officials worked not only to defend the rights ... More


Domestic Abuse: Feminism, the Government, and the Unique Case of Scotland

Nancy Lombard and Nel Whiting

in Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence: Lessons From Efforts Worldwide

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199346578
eISBN:
9780190258047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346578.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

As a result of women’s advocacy, Scotland has taken a gender-based approach to addressing domestic abuse. The Scottish government, unlike other countries in the United Kingdom, recognizes domestic ... More


The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Jane Stoever

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Domestic violence is commonly assumed to be a bipartisan, nonpolitical issue, with politicians welcoming headlines saying they are working against family violence. Nevertheless, the Violence Against ... More


Mothering after Imprisonment

Margaret Oot Hayes

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/9780520252493.003.0080
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

A National Institute of Corrections study recently reported that nearly 85 percent of mothers in prison plan to live with their children when they are released. The fact is, the obstacles to this ... More


Relationship Breakdown, Abuse and Housing

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the legal framework for relationship breakdown and domestic abuse in relation to housing in Scotland. The housing rights of women have traditionally been limited in Scotland. ... More


Addressing domestic abuse through FGCs

Kate Parkinson and Michaela Rogers

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the use of family group conferences (FGCs) in cases of domestic violence and abuse (DVA). In the case of DVA, there is a disconnection between the family, domestic abuse ... More


All Is Dark before Me: Confederate Women and the Postwar Landscape of Suffering and Suicide

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Surprisingly little attention has been paid to white women after the Civil War. This chapter explores the emotional and material suffering of white women in the postbellum South. Scholarly and ... More


Domestic Life

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, the domestic lives of police constables and their families in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool followed common working-class patterns. These patterns were also ... More


Thinking afresh about relationships: men, women, parents and services

Brid Featherstone, Sue White, and Kate Morris

in Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308027
eISBN:
9781447312000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308027.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 7 addresses relationships between men and women as partners or ex-partners. It is argued that while parenting and parenting capacity are seen as critical in terms of impacting on children's ... More


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