Woman abuse in Canada : sociological reflections on the past, suggestions for the future

DeKeseredy, Walter S. & Dragiewicz, Molly (2014) Woman abuse in Canada : sociological reflections on the past, suggestions for the future. Violence Against Women, 20(2), pp. 228-244.

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Abstract

Woman abuse in Canada started receiving much sociological attention in the mid-1980s. This article describes past scholarly achievements, assesses current contributions, and suggests progressive ways of responding to future challenges. Special attention is given to how broader political economic forces help shape and constrain research on a variety of highly injurious male-to-female assaults that occur in private settings.

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ID Code: 69630
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: criminology, violence against women, domestic violence, Canada, abuse
DOI: 10.1177/1077801214521325
ISSN: 1552-8448
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 SAGE Publications Ltd
Deposited On: 02 Apr 2014 03:35
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2014 04:01

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