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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.

Violence against Children and Family Polyvictimization1
Violence against children and family polyvictimization
Ko Ling Chan QiQi Chen
Child Polyvictimization: A Child-Centered Approach to Studying Violence Against Children

Child polyvictimization refers to the exposure of a child to multiple types of violence and abuse (Turner et al., 2010; Bidarra et al., 2016). This concept first appeared in the past decade, when researchers attempted to study children who were exposed to multiple types of victimization within a certain period of time (Finkelhor et al., 2005a, 2005b). Researchers have shown that one in every five children is a victim of more than four types of victimization (Finkelhor et al., 2011), and experts assert that the existing studies on a single form of ...

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