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The Routledge International Handbook of Domestic Violence and Abuse

ISBN 9780367686253
Published September 26, 2022 by Routledge
834 Pages 19 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book makes an important contribution to the international understanding of domestic violence and shares the latest knowledge of what causes and sustains domestic violence between intimate partners, as well as the effectiveness of responses in working with adult and child victims, and those who act abusively towards their partners.

Drawing upon a wide range of contemporary research from across the globe, it recognises that domestic violence is both universal, but also shaped by local cultures and contexts. Divided into seven parts:

• Introduction.
• Theoretical perspectives on domestic violence and abuse.
• Domestic violence and abuse across the life-course.
• Manifestations of domestic violence and abuse.
• Responding to domestic violence and abuse.
• Researching domestic violence and abuse.
• Concluding thoughts.

It will be of interest to all academics and students working in social work, allied health, sociology, criminology and gender studies as well as policy professionals looking for new approaches to the subject.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction

1 Introduction
Rebecca J. Macy, Caroline Bradbury-Jones, Carolina Øverlien, Stephanie Holt and John Devaney

Part Two: Theoretical Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Abuse

2 Domestic violence and abuse through a feminist lens
Margunn Bjørnholt

3 Psychology and domestic violence against womxn
Floretta Boonzaier & Taryn van Niekerk

4 Domestic violence and abuse through a sociological lens
Alison C. Cares, Amy Reckdenwald and Ketty Fernandez

5 Domestic violence and abuse through a criminological lens
Marianne Hester

6 Domestic violence through a Human Rights lens
Jane Freedman

7 Tackling domestic violence and abuse using a rights-oriented public health lens
Anuj Kapilashrami

8 Domestic violence and abuse through a psychological lens
Helene Flood Aakvaag and Kristin Alve Glad

Part Three: Domestic Violence and Abuse Across the Life-course

9 The impact of domestic violence and abuse on infant mental health
Wendy Bunston

10 Domestic violence and the impact on children
Margaret Kertesz, Larissa Fogden and Cathy Humphreys

11 Preventive socialisation of intimate partner violence through the analysis of family interactions and previous intimate relationships
Esther Oliver, Guiomar Merodio and Patricia Melgar

12 Youth intimate partner violence
Sibel Korkmaz

13 The middle years – a neglected population regarding domestic violence and abuse?
Eija Paavalainen and Tanja Koivula

14 Intimate Partner Violence: Transforming the response to older victim-survivors in later life
Sarah Wydall

Part Four: Manifestations of Domestic Violence and Abuse

15 Sexual violence within intimate relationships
Angie C. Kennedy, Elizabeth Meier and Jessica Saba

16 Domestic violence and abuse within male same-sex relationships
Ada R Miltz, Ana Maria Buller and Loraine J Bacchus

17 Domestic violence and abuse within female same-sex relationships
Laura Badenes-Ribera and Amparo Bonilla-Campos

18 Domestic violence and abuse when survivors identify as trans or non-binary
Michaela Rogers

19 Economic abuse within intimate relationships
Laura Johnson

20 Domestic violence and disability in India explored in relation to the sustainable development goals
Sonali Shah, Ashwini Deshmukh and Caroline Bradbury-Jones

21 Domestic violence and animal abuse
Amy J. Fitzgerald, Betty Jo Barrett, Rochelle Stevenson and Patti A. Timmons Fritz

22 Transnational marriage abandonment: A new form of domestic violence and abuse in transnational spaces
Sundari Anitha, Anupama Roy and Harshita Yalamarty

23 Technology-assisted abuse within intimate relationships
Karlie E. Stonard

24 Intimate partner homicide
Solveig Karin Bø Vatnar, Christine Friestad and Stål Bjørkly

25 Coercive control
Amanda Robinson and Andy Myhill

26 Murder in the Family: Why culture is an insufficient explanation for ‘honour’-based violence
Aisha K. Gill

27 Intimate partner violence against women in forced migration
Karin Wachter and Laurie Cook Heffron

Part Five: Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse

28 International review of the literature on risk assessment and management of domestic violence and abuse.
Stephanie Holt and Lynne Cahill

29 Interventions for children and young people who have experienced domestic violence and abuse
Åsa Källström

30 Mothering in the context of domestic violence
Simon Lapierre

31 Fathering in the context of domestic violence and abuse
Katreena Scott

32 Adolescent intimate partner violence prevention & intervention: a developmental, intersectional perspective
Heather L. McCauley and Taylor A. Reid

33 Community-based safety partnerships to reduce gender-based violence in Uganda: The Anti-Domestic Violence and Abuse Center (ADOVIC) approach
Maria T. Clark, Kyemba Rosemary Wakesho, Recheal Silvia Bonsuk, Shiella Nabunya, Bugonzi Margaret Kyemba Kulaba and Julie Taylor

34 Healthcare-based violence against women strategies to address the problem in Argentina
Lorena Saletti-Cuesta

35 Domestic violence survivors’ emotional and mental health
Jeongsuk Kim and Rebecca J. Macy

36 Housing strategies for addressing domestic violence and abuse
Nkiru Nnawulezi and Marc Dones

37 Economic empowerment in the context of domestic violence and abuse
Nadine Shaanta Murshid, Sarah Richards-Desai and Andrew Irish

38 Gender justice advocates and the making of the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018
Marsha Scott and Emma Ritch

39 Trauma-informed and oppression-sensitive intervention for those who engage in intimate partner violence
Casey T. Taft, Maxine Davis, Hannah E. Cole, Molly R. Franz and Gabrielle Johnson

Part Six: Researching Domestic Violence and Abuse

40 Listening to less-heard voices: methodological approaches, considerations and challenges when researching domestic violence and abuse with vulnerable and marginalised women
Siobán O’Brien Green and Sarah Morton

41 Creative methodologies: using digital stories to embed the voices of children within programs for men who use domestic violence.
Katie Lamb and Cathy Humphreys

42 Qualitative interviews with children and adolescents who have experienced domestic violence and abuse
Carolina Øverlien and Stephanie Holt

43 Domestic Homicide Review processes as a method of learning
Myrna Dawson

44 Interventions to prevent or reduce adolescent dating violence: methodological considerations in randomized-controlled trials
Ernest N. Jouriles, Kelli S. Sargent, Alison Krauss and Renee McDonald

45 Evaluating group based programmes for individuals who use violence and abuse in their intimate relationships
John Devaney

46 Community-based research in the domestic violence context
Lisa A. Goodman and Helen P. Hailes

47 Mixed methods in the context of quasi-experimental research designs
Claire M. Renzetti, Diane R. Follingstad and Margaret I. Campe

48 Quantitative methods for researching domestic violence and abuse
Christopher J. Wretman, Cynthia Fraga Rizo, Sandra L. Martin, and Lawrence L. Kupper

49 Extending women’s voice through innovative methods: lessons from struggles for democracy in Hong Kong
Sui-Ting Kong, Petula Sik Ying Ho and Yu Te Huang

Part Seven: Concluding Thoughts

50 Conclusion
John Devaney, Stephanie Holt, Carolina Øverlien, Caroline Bradbury-Jones and Rebecca J. Macy

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John Devaney is Professor and Centenary Chair of Social Work at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Caroline Bradbury-Jones is Professor of Gender-Based Violence and Health at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Rebecca J. Macy is Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development at the University of Northern Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work, USA.

Carolina Øverlien is a Research leader at Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies (NKVTS) in Oslo, Norway, and Professor at Stockholm University, Sweden.

Stephanie Holt is Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland.