Strategies for Policy and Practice

Author: J. Monckton-Smith,A. Williams,F. Mullane

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137307439

Category: Social Science

Page: 172

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Based on research with frontline professionals and domestic abuse and homicide victims, this book argues for a re-conceptualisation of the female victim to enhance safety management and encourage a deeper understanding of the emotional dynamics and social structures which perpetuate violence.
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An International Perspective

Author: Myrna Dawson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137562765

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

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This edited collection highlights international research on domestic homicides and death reviews which are a rapidly growing intervention/prevention initiative in various countries. Chapters focus on: the impetus for the international development of such initiatives, the identification of risk factors and recommendations for improving systemic responses, the uptake and impact of these recommendations and, finally, the social and public policy implications of outcomes for developed and developing countries. Despite rapid growth, the current state of research and knowledge about domestic violence death review initiatives is limited, fragmented, and primarily descriptive, largely comprising annual public reports. The authors of this book bridge this significant gap by analysing the wide range of models currently in development and operation. A bold and important examination, this work will have a powerful impact on policy makers and scholars of social science theory, women's studies, and domestic violence.
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Understanding Filicide

Author: Thea Brown,Danielle Tyson,Paula Fernandez Arias

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319630970

Category: Social Science

Page: 267

View: 6821

This edited collection addresses a substantial gap in the existing literature on filicide by presenting the latest research from empirical investigations around the world. Despite its low occurrence, little is known about the incidences, causes and circumstances of filicide nationally and globally, and this international volume address the challenges associated with explaining and understanding filicide. Additionally, the authors also outline the role of professionals in assessing risk, and the importance of support for, and advocacy of, families of victims in the aftermath of these tragic events. Exploring a truly diverse range of countries, from various English speaking countries, to Chile, and Japan, this book presents an authoritative look at research on filicide, and crucially, examines the programs currently being developed for both intervention and prevention. An important and well-researched collection, this book will be of particular interest for scholars of do mestic violence and filicide, as well as professionals such as social workers.
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Stories of killers and their victims

Author: Yardley, Elizabeth

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 1447328043

Category: Social Science

Page: 201

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The relationship between crime and social media has become an increasingly important topic in a networked world. However, the use of social media in relation to violent crime is little understood. This unique book, by an expert in the field, addresses this gap by analysing what those involved in homicide do with social media. Using three international cases in which perpetrators confessed to homicide on social media, it investigates the practices of those involved, providing a groundbreaking conceptual framework of use to criminologists. It argues that such confessions convey important insights not only into the individual offender but also the social and cultural context of contemporary homicide.
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Author: Eve S. Buzawa,Carl G. Buzawa

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319567217

Category: Social Science

Page: 319

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This volume addresses the varied response to domestic violence in a comparative, international context. The chapters are laid out in a consistent format, to cover: the nature of the domestic violence problem, theoretical explanations, the criminal justice response, as well as health care and social service interventions in each country. The intent of the book is to provide an introduction to the attitudes and responses to domestic violence in various regions, to provide meaningful comparisons and share information on best practices for different populations and regions. There are considerable variations to domestic violence approaches across cultures and regions. In some places, it is considered a “private” or “family” matter, which can help it perpetuate. At the same time, the United States’ approach to domestic violence has been criticized by some as being too focused on the criminal justice system, rather than other types of interventions which aim to keep families intact. This comprehensive work aims to highlight innovative approaches from several regions, important cultural sensitivities and concerns, and provide analysis to identify the strengths and weakness of various approaches. This work will be of interest to researchers in criminology and criminal justice, as well as related fields who deal with domestic violence and violence against women, including sociology and social work, and international justice. Practitioners and policymakers will also find it informative.
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Feminist Influences on Policy and Practice : a Reader

Author: Jalna Hanmer,Catherine Itzin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415241564

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 408

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While men's violence to women is an everyday culturally supported activity, this reader demonstrates: that men's violence can be curtailed and that women and children can be assisted effectively; that state policies and provision can be improved; and that women can actively participate in the resolution of their difficulties. Bringing together new work and key papers Home Truths About Domestic Violence provides a comprehensive overview and up-to-date account of the progress so far, and identifies what still needs to be done. Areas covered include: * womens experience of violence * childrens experience of violence * personal experiences of the justice system * state policies on violence in the US and UK * educational programmes and initiatives. This substantial Reader makes a significant contribution to the understanding of domestic violence from both a policy and a practice perspective. Together with its companion volume Home Truths About Child Sexual Abuse it provides an in-depth resource for a wide range of teachers, students and professionals, highlighting the diverse and complex dimensions of the problem of domestic violence.
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Exploring Individual Practice, Organizational Policy, and Societal Responses

Author: Thomas L. Underwood, PhD,Christine Edmunds

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826197740

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Based on the acclaimed professional certificate program, Advanced Institute on Victim Studies: Critical Analysis of Victim Assistance, this book identifies core content areas essential for practitioners working with crime victims. Recognizing the multidisciplined, multisystem field that encompasses victim assistance, the contributors present a solid foundation of the varying concepts and theories on victims and victims services. The balance of the text addresses the skills and strategies needed to enhance services to victims at the individual, organizational, and societal levels. Each chapter concludes with an analysis and application section, including representative scenarios and key questions for review.
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Author: Janice Humphreys, PhD, RN, CS, NP,Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826118295

Category: Medical

Page: 482

View: 906

Nurses too often encounter battered women, abused children, and other victims of family violence in hospital and emergency room settings. Nurses therefore have a unique and important role to play in the prevention, identification, and mitigation of violence. This newly revised second edition is a landmark resource that provides comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage of intimate partner violence (IPV), child abuse, and more. This textbook provides a detailed overview of all types of family and other violence, including IPV, same-sex IPV, abuse during pregnancy, intimate partner homicide, stalking, violence against women with disabilities, dating violence, child abuse, children witnessing violence, sexual assault of both children and adults, and elder abuse. The book offers both graduate and undergraduate nursing students a clear view of the essential theories, interventions, and issues surrounding nursing and family violence-presenting an approach that empowers nurses to contribute to the prevention of this worldwide health problem. Special Features: Chapters on legal and forensic issues address the nurse's role and responsibilities when confronting family violence In-depth attention to cultural issues promote culturally relevant practice Abundant diagrams and tables offer quick access to essential standards for care Practice assessment forms and model interventions give practical strategies for addressing family violence A new chapter describes international work in family violence
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Narratives of Dangerous Love

Author: Jane Monckton-Smith

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137007737

Category: Social Science

Page: 187

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A shocking look at how the idea of romantic love can justify and excuse the killing of women by their partners, and lead to sympathy and reduced sentences for the killers. The author explores how stories of domestic homicide are told in the news, by the police, and in the courts, drawing from 72 cases which took place over a twelve month period.
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Legacies, Reforms and Prospects

Author: Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

Publisher: Real African Publishers

ISBN: 1920655875

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

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This book critically examines the challenges, successes, and failures of the post-1994 South African state against the humane values enshrined in its constitution: nonracial democracy and respect for all generations of human rights—civil, political, social, economic, resources and the environment and gender and communication. The book sheds light on the difficulties faced by the State when trying to bring together a diverse society comprised of traditional South African, Western-based and "other" African (immigrant) cultures into a cohesive nation with a common South African identity. The views of the essays may not be entirely consistent and the issues they raise may be contentious. This merely affirms the truism that the State is a contested terrain. The aim of this book is to deepen the search for an understanding of the theory of the State as it applies to a transforming society such as ours and to trudge the dividing line between theory and practice so they can feed into each other in a progressive spiral towards the desired end-state.
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Author: Mukhtar Mai,Eléonore Delair

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783426273968

Category: Sex discrimination against women

Page: 239

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Die Geschichte einer unglaublich mutigen und starken Frau: Angeblich um die Familienehre zu retten, wurde die junge Pakistanerin Mukhtar Mai im Juni 2002 vom Stammesgericht der Rache einer verfeindeten Familie überlassen: 4 Männer vergewaltigten die Frau.
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Policy, prevention and educational initiatives

Author: Anitha, Sundari,Lewis, Ruth

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 1447336585

Category: Social Science

Page: 260

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Until recently, higher education in the UK has largely failed to recognise gender-based violence (GBV) on campus, but following the UK government task force set up in 2015, universities are becoming more aware of the issue. And recent cases in the media about the sexualised abuse of power in institutions such as universities, Parliament and Hollywood highlight the prevalence and damaging impact of GBV. In this book, academics and practitioners provide the first in-depth overview of research and practice in GBV in universities. They set out the international context of ideologies, politics and institutional structures that underlie responses to GBV in elsewhere in Europe, in the US, and in Australia, and consider the implications of implementing related policy and practice. Presenting examples of innovative British approaches to engagement with the issue, the book also considers UK, EU and UN legislation to give an international perspective, making it of direct use to discussions of ‘what works’ in preventing GBV.
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Frauen, der Körper und die ursprüngliche Akkumulation

Author: Silvia Federici

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783854766704

Category:

Page: 324

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Author: Claire M. Renzetti,Raquel Kennedy Bergen

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742530553

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 297

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This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be considered among the most influential in the development of the sociological study of violence against women.
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A multi-professional approach for health professionals

Author: Keeling, June,Mason, Tom

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335222811

Category: Social Science

Page: 267

View: 1641

Taking a multi-agency approach to domestic violence, this book looks at a range of issues that impact on those working in the healthcare field - from the starting point of identifying abuse when it's occurring, through to seeing a (hopefully) positive outcome for the individuals involved.
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Author: Eve S. Buzawa,Carl G. Buzawa

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803970731

Category: Social Science

Page: 284

View: 398

In this provocative contribution to the debate on which interventions are most effective in reducing domestic violence, a wide range of research methods and analyses are presented and a number of issues raised. These include: whether the criminal justice response to domestic violence is inadequate; whether there is a conflict of interest between society and the victim of violence; and whether alternative means should be used to deter chronic batterers who are undeterred by the criminal justice response.
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Author: E. Kuhlmann,E. Annandale

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137295406

Category: Social Science

Page: 535

View: 9415

An authoritative, state-of-the-art collection that brings together key experts to provide an overview of the field. This new paperback edition includes 3 new chapters on human resources and health, end-of-life care and complementary and alternative medicine as well as thorough updates to the introduction and conclusion.
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eine Dekade des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen

Author: Margot Käßmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783785908037

Category: Nonviolence

Page: 159

View: 370

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