Domestic and family violence

Dragiewicz, Molly (2014) Domestic and family violence. In Atkinson, Rowland (Ed.) Shades of Deviance : A Primer on Crime, Deviance and Social Harm. Routledge, New York, London, pp. 159-161.

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This chapter introduces domestic and family violence. It defines the terms and the types of violence they encompass, and summarizes patterns in perpetration and victimisation. The chapter reviews the historical development of domestic and family violence as recognizable social problems. It also explains how domestic violence and family violence are shaped by gender norms. Finally, it explains some key differences between these and other crimes.

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ID Code: 77821
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: family violence, domestic violence, violence against women, deviance
ISBN: 9780415733236
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 Routledge
Deposited On: 16 Oct 2014 22:56
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2015 07:38

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