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The Extent and Distribution of Separation/Divorce Assault

Walter S. Dekeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

in Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285743
eISBN:
9780520961159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285743.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

How many women are victimized by lethal and nonlethal physical and sexual separation or divorce assault? What are the key risk factors associated with these harms? This chapter seeks to answer these ... More


The Prevalence of Violence and the Stories of Women Who Lived It

Carol E. Jordan

in Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.003.0003
Subject:
History, Family History

Chapter 2 discusses the prevalence and incidence of domestic violence, rape, and stalking. It defines the types of victimization to help readers understand its impact. These include physical and ... More


Boteler v. Boteler The battered wife, 1656–1675

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The story of Lady Anne Boteler provides a good example of how much a woman was prepared to endure in the late 17th century before seeking to separate from her husband. The daughter of Sir Robert ... More


The Reids: Putting boundaries in place

Michael Atkinson

in Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents a case study concerning the author's social work experience with the Reids family. It explains that the father, Darren, had physically assaulted his son for which he was charged ... More


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