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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.

International and Cross-Cultural Research on Conflict and Violence between Siblings
International and cross-cultural research on conflict and violence between siblings
Kirsten L. Buist

In the current chapter, we will start with a theoretical and empirical overview of sibling conflict and violence, followed by current knowledge about the impact of sibling conflict and violence on child and adolescent psychosocial development. Finally, although research about potential cross-cultural differences in the impact of sibling conflict and violence on child and adolescent development is quite scarce, we will discuss theoretical backgrounds and empirical findings concerning these cross-cultural differences. Considering the fact that virtually all societies are characterized by diversity in cultural and ethnic backgrounds, it is important to know whether and how culture may influence ...

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