The field of Domestic Violence research has expanded considerably in the past decade and now includes work conducted by researchers in many different disciplines, notably political science, public health, law, psychology, sociology, criminology, anthropology, family studies, and medicine. The SAGE Handbook of Domestic Violence provides a rich overview of the most important theoretical and empirical work in the field, organized by relationship type. The handbook addresses the three major areas of research on domestic violence: (1) Violence against partners; (2) Violence against children; and (3) Violence against other family members. This Handbook is a unique and timely publication and a long awaited, valuable resource for the vast amount of Domestic Violence research centres and individual researchers across the globe. Part 1: Men's Violence Against Women; Part 2: Women's Violence Against Men; Part 3: Violence Against Partners in Homosexual Relationships; Part 4: Mothers' Violence Against Children; Part 5: Father's Violence Against Children; Part 6: Other Circumstances of Neglect, Abuse, and Violence Against Children; Part 7: Violence Against Siblings; Part 8: Violence Against Parents; and Part 9: Violence Against Other Family Members.

Public Policy and Laws Addressing Women's Violence against Male Intimate Partners

Public Policy and Laws Addressing Women's Violence against Male Intimate Partners

Public policy and laws addressing women's violence against male intimate partners
Andreia Machado Marlene Matos Pedro Jacob Morais Mário Monte

Intimate partner violence (IPV) by men against women is recognized as a multifaceted problem with multi-level consequences, requiring countries to organize public policies and responses. The same scenario is not found when addressing women's violence against male intimate partners. With women as the majority of victims, countries provide more attention and support services to women. In fact, recognizing men as victims is a recent issue, although a large body of research has demonstrated that partner violence has different protagonists and that ...

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