Domestic violence in the urban fringe
Di Bartolo, Lawrence M. & Carpenter, Belinda J. (2001) Domestic violence in the urban fringe. Urban Policy and Research, 19(3), pp. 347-366.
Police call data for domestic violence incidents in the city of Brisbane were used to further explore the locational disadvantage thesis. It was hypothesised that the supposed additional burdens and stresses on disadvantaged families living in the outer suburbs may be reflected in significantly higher rates of reported domestic violence. Using an index of relative socioeconomic disadvantage and employing Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), this research shows that significantly higher rates of reported domestic violence occur in the inner suburbs relative to the middle or outer suburbs of Brisbane. This finding adds further doubt as to the magnitude of locational disadvantage impacts on outer suburban low income family households.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||locational disadvantage, reported domestic violence, relative disadvantage, outer suburban living, Brisbane|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2001 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||First published in Urban Policy and Research 19(3):pp. 347-366.|
|Deposited On:||18 Sep 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 13:51|
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