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.

Child Maltreatment in Military Communities

Child Maltreatment in Military Communities

Child maltreatment in military communities
Christin M. Ogle Ronald J. Whalen Stephen J. Cozza

Child Maltreatment in Military Communities

Although prevalence rates of child abuse and neglect are typically lower in military compared to civilian communities, child maltreatment in military families remains a persistent and costly public health problem. Understanding the antecedents and correlates of child maltreatment in military families is critical to reducing its prevalence. The goal of this chapter is to review research concerning factors associated with elevated and diminished risk of child maltreatment in military families to stimulate future research. We begin by providing an overview of the epidemiology of child maltreatment in the military as ...

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