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.

Domestic Violence against Immigrant Women and Children in the United States

Domestic Violence against Immigrant Women and Children in the United States

Domestic violence against immigrant women and children in the united states
Shreya Bhandari Maya Ragavan

As has been noted in the other chapters, domestic violence (DV; also called intimate partner violence) is a global phenomenon that cuts across cultures, religions, financial status, and ethnicity. While true, this notion does not acknowledge the interweaving impacts of race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, and gender identity, on DV survivors’ needs and lived experiences (Crenshaw, 1991; Richie, 2012; Ragavan et al., 2018a). Hence, although DV may be a universal phenomenon, certain DV survivors, such as immigrant women, may experience culturally salient risk and protective factors, translating into different needs (Paat, 2014; ...

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