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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.

Women's Economic Abuse and Control of Male Intimate Partners
Women's economic abuse and control of male intimate partners
Jozica J. Kutin
Introduction

Women's economic abuse of their male intimate partners is controversial, given the high level of intimate partner violence and the social and economic inequalities that women experience. Economic abuse includes tactics of not only financial control, but also financial exploitation, debt generation, damage to property and possessions, and work and education sabotage. Economic abuse is a hidden form of intimate partner violence. It is easily shrouded under a couple's ‘money management’ practices, the resultant financial hardship, and the fear of and actual physical violence. It is therefore less likely to be recognized by its victims. It is important to explore ...

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