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New research on violence against women & their children – <br>26 September 2016
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New research on violence against women & their children –
26 September 2016

Monday, 12th September 2016

In this post the research focus includes Indigenous partner violence, the extent of violence against women with disabilities, and the impact of domestic violence on children and parenting.

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Abajobir, A.A., Kisely, S., Williams, G.M., Clavarino, A.M., Najman, J.M. (2016). Substantiated childhood maltreatment and intimate partner violence victimization in young adulthood: A birth cohort studyJournal of Youth and Adolescence, [online]. DOI:10.1007/s10964-016-0558-3

Commissioner for Children and Young People (Tasmania). (2016). Children and young people’s unique experiences of family violence. Hobart: Author.

Dillon, E., Hussain, R., Loxton, D., & Khan, A. (2016). Rurality and self-reported health in women with a history of intimate partner violencePLoS One, 11(9), e0162380.

Dowse, L., Soldatic, K., Spangaro, J., & van Toorn, G. (2016). Mind the gap: The extent of violence against women with disabilities in AustraliaAustralian Journal of Social Issues, 51(3): 341-359.

Marchetti, E., & Daly, K. (2016). Indigenous partner violence, Indigenous sentencing courts, and pathways to desistanceViolence Against Women, [ahead-of-print]. DOI:10.1177/1077801216662341

National University student survey on sexual assault and sexual harassment: Respect. Now. AlwaysAgenda, 24: 20. 

Suttle, D., & Dhurrkay, Y. (2016). A Galiwin’ku Community statement to prevent family violence | Dhäwu mala Galiwin’ku Community-wu? Nhaltjan dhu gulmaram bunhaminyawuy rom. Winnellie, NT: ARDS Aboriginal Corporation. Available from ANROWS.


Campbell, J.A. (2016). Law and abuse: Representations of intimate partner homicide in law procedural dramasElectronic thesis and dissertation repository, 4076.

Fairchild, H.H. (Ed.). (2016). (Re)solving violence in America. Delhi, India: Indo American Books.

Herschell, A.D., Scudder, A.B., Schaffner, K.F., & Slagel, L.A. (2016). Feasibility and effectiveness of parent–child interaction therapy with victims of domestic violence: A pilot studyJournal of Child and Family Studies, [ahead-of-print]. DOI:10.1007/s10826-016-0546-y

Hohl, K., & Conway, M.A. (2016). Memory as evidence: How normal features of victim memory lead to the attrition of rape complaintsCriminology & Criminal Justice, [ahead-of-print]. DOI:10.1177/1748895816668937

Marinez-Lora, A.M., & Cruz, M.L. (2016). Strengthening positive parenting in the context of intimate partner abuseClinical Case Studies, [ahead-of-print]. DOI: 10.1177/1534650116668272

Morabito, M.S., Pattavina, A., & Williams, L.M. (2016). It all just piles up: Challenges to victim credibility accumulate to influence sexual assault case processingJournal of Interpersonal Violence, [ahead-of-print]. DOI:10.1177/0886260516669164

Storer, H.L., & Strohl, K.R. (2016). A primer for preventing teen dating violence? The representation of teen dating violence in young adult literature and its implications for preventionViolence Against Women, [ahead-of-print]. DOI: 10.1177/1077801216666725

Violence Policy Center. (2016). When men murder women: An analysis of 2014 homicide data. Washington DC: Author.

Yoder, J.R., Hodge, A.I., & Ruch, D. (2016). Intra- and extra-familial victimization experiences: Differentiating between incarcerated serious youth offenders and youth rapistsJournal of Interpersonal Violence, [ahead-of-print]. DOI: 10.1177/0886260516669167

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