Separation/Divorce Sexual Assault: The Current State of Social Scientific Knowledge

DeKeseredy, W (2004) Separation/Divorce Sexual Assault: The Current State of Social Scientific Knowledge. Aggression and Violent Behaviour: A Review Journal, 9(6), pp. 675-691.

View at publisher

Abstract

Many contend that the logical solution to woman abuse in marriage/cohabitation is for women to exit through legal separation, divorce, or other means. However, a growing body of empirical work shows that separation or divorce does not necessarily solve the problem of woman abuse. For example, in addition to experiencing lethal or nonlethal forms of physical violence and psychological abuse, many women who try to leave, or who have left their male partners, are sexually assaulted. The main objective of this paper is to critically review the extant empirical and theoretical work on separation/divorcesexual assault. Suggestions for future research and theorizing are also provided.

Impact and interest:

45 citations in Scopus
Search Google Scholar™
27 citations in Web of Science®

Citation counts are sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

ID Code: 51753
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1016/j.avb.2003.08.004
ISSN: 1359-1789
Deposited On: 17 Jul 2012 06:10
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2015 02:35

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page