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 Men's Violence against Female Intimate Partners

International and Cross-Cultural Research on Men's Violence against Female Intimate Partners

International and cross-cultural research on men's violence against female intimate partners
Lata Satyen Meu Supol Archna Ranganathan John W. Toumbourou

We appear to have come to a crossroad in relation to our knowledge and efforts concerning men's violence against female intimate partners. On the one hand, there is a burgeoning amount of research evidence on the extent, prevalence, and effects of this violence, with increased international efforts to combat this violence; yet, reports show high levels of this crime across the world. This chapter examines the extent to which this crime is occurring, its effects, the range of international initiatives to ...

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