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.

Homicide–Suicide by Women against Intimate Partners

Homicide–Suicide by Women against Intimate Partners

Homicide-suicide by women against intimate partners
Wendy C. Regoeczi Randolph Roth


Research from across the globe confirms that homicide–suicides most often occur among individuals currently or previously in an intimate relationship (Allen, 1983; Stack, 1997; Bourget et al., 2000; Barraclough and Harris, 2002; Campanelli and Gilson, 2002; Malphurs and Cohen, 2002; Cornstock et al., 2005; Bossarte et al., 2006; Koziol-McLain et al., 2006; Moskowitz et al., 2006; Harper and Voigt, 2007; Saleva et al., 2007; Travis et al., 2007; Barber et al., 2008; Logan et al., 2008; Flynn et al., 2009; Liem et al., 2009; Liem, 2010). Furthermore, cases of intimate partner homicide followed by suicide overwhelmingly involve male offenders (Palmer and ...

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