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Voices of Intimate Partner Homicide, An Exploration of Coercive Control and Lethality, Donna J. King

Summary
In the USA, law, policy, policing, and prevention work addressing domestic and intimate partner violence is created and enacted based on a violence model. This book takes a critical look at these misconceived notions and sheds light on multiple non-violent forms of controlling behavior that precipitate intimate partner homicide
Table Of Contents
Part I. The gender identity of coercive control -- Women's rights, domestic violence, and intimate partner violence -- Not all intimate partner violence is created equal -- Asserting the risk: understanding an intimate partner violence victim's risk of death -- Understanding intimate partner homicide victims from their own data -- Part II. Voices of intimate partner homicide victims -- The intimate torture of coercive control -- The insidious and omnipresent coercive control -- When the intimate partner violence victim resists the abuse -- Physical violence, the ultimate in power and control? -- Part III: regulating coercive control: lessons from intimate partner violence and intimate partner homicide data -- The frequencies of coercive control -- Coercive control legislation and reimagining lethality risk assessment for intimate partner violence -- Conclusion
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First edition.
Note
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (341 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781040012338

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