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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.

Financial Abuse and Control of Siblings
Financial abuse and control of siblings
Roxanne Khan Gayle Brewer
Introduction

An avalanche of research over the last six decades has increased our understanding of interpersonal aggression and violence. We now know much more about the causes, nature, dynamics, and effects of conflict and abuse in families, in particular. This exponential growth in academic knowledge has been influential in shaping public attitudes and driving policy. Many nations now have legislative safeguards in place to protect family members from one another, and from the multiple forms of harm they might inflict – in particular, adults at risk of abuse by intimate partners and children at risk of cruelty or neglect by their parents. Within a ...

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