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.

Conflict and Violence in Avian Siblings: A Natural History Perspective1

Conflict and Violence in Avian Siblings: A Natural History Perspective1

Conflict and violence in avian siblings: a natural history perspective
Nicholas D. Antonson Mark E. Hauber


How animals compete for and use resources shapes their social relationships with others and can evoke conflict arising from limitations on available resources. This competition shapes social interactions, including violence both across and within species. Counterintuitively, intrafamilial conflict can even arise among the most nuclear of genetically related groups, where parents commit acts of violence against their own offspring, or an offspring engages in attacks on its sibling (Parker et al., 2002). Our evolutionary understanding of familial relationships among animals, and the associated behavioral ecological literature that accompanies it, has grown ...

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