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.

Paternal Filicide – The Killing of Children by Fathers1

Paternal Filicide – The Killing of Children by Fathers1

Paternal filicide – the killing of children by fathers
James E. McCarroll Joscelyn E. Fisher Stephen J. Cozza Ronald J. Whalen

Filicides may involve a variety of circumstances, characteristics, and motives that result in the deaths of children. Characteristics of filicide and subsequent sequelae vary with the age and sex of both the child and the perpetrator. These characteristics include the perpetrator's motivation for the killing, mental health and social stresses, circumstances of the child's birth and his or her characteristics (e.g., a disability), and social and cultural circumstances, including the legal system under which the child may or may ...

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