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.

Sexual Abuse of Intimate Partners in Homosexual Relationships

Sexual Abuse of Intimate Partners in Homosexual Relationships

Sexual abuse of intimate partners in homosexual relationships
Lisa K. Waldner

While research on intimate partner violence (IPV) within homosexual or same-sex relationships has grown considerably over the past 30 years, it is still a small proportion of the overall IPV research literature (Houston and McKirnan, 2007; Long et al., 2007; Duke and Davidson, 2009; Hester and Donovan, 2009; Murray and Mobley, 2009; Todahl et al., 2009; Balsam et al., 2011; Oringher and Samuelson, 2011; Baker et al., 2013; Edwards et al., 2015; Jacobson et al., 2015; Richardson et al., 2015). Using the timeframe from 1999–2013, Edwards et al. (2015) estimated that approximately 3% of research studies addressed IPV in sexual minority ...

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