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  • DeHart, Dana; Follingstad, Diane; Fields, Alice (University of South Carolina College of Social Work, 2010)
    This study explored contextual influences in determining whether psychologically aggressive actions constitute abuse. One hundred and thirty-one undergraduates completed measures of key experiences, attitudes, and traits, ...
  • Drake, Elizabeth; Aos, Steve (Washington State Institute for Public Policy, 2009)
    The Washington State Institute for Public Policy was asked by the Sex Offender Policy Board to evaluate the effectiveness of sex offender registration and community notification laws on reducing crime. We conducted a ...
  • Blount, Zach; Taylor, Elizabeth; Hagler, Matt; Jones, Lisa; Mitchell, Kimberly; Hamby, Sherry (Appalachian Center for Resilience Research, 2017)
    Interpersonal strengths, such as family well-being and community support, are important protective factors and help individuals cope with adversity (Grych et al., 2015). Previous research primarily focuses on physical and ...
  • Iyengar, Radha (National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 2007)
    Domestic violence remains a major public policy concern despite two decades of policy intervention. To eliminate police inaction in response to domestic violence, many states have passed mandatory arrest laws, which require ...
  • Franklin, Cortney; Garza, Alondra; Goodson, Amanda; Bouffard, Leana Allen (Crime Victims' Institute, 2020)
    The present study uses a trend analysis to assess the impact of a trauma-informed training on rape and domestic violence myth endorsement among a sample of police participants. (Author Text)
  • Peck, Tina; McGregor, Keri; Jarman, Jan; Blanton, Heather; Barton Edwards, Kristi; Wilson, Shannon; Gill, Kristin; Allen, Keith; Kimble, Dung; Williams, Kathy; Gay, Tracey; Stephens, Jason (Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, 2018)
    In 2013, proactive community and criminal justice agencies in Wichita/Sedgwick County, Kansas, took the bold step of forming a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to domestic & sexual violence response and intervention. The ...
  • Unknown author (Everytown for Gun Safety, 2015)
    In Rhode Island, when a victim of abuse obtains a final domestic abuse protective order, federal law usually prohibits the abuser from buying or possessing firearms, meaning that he will fail a background check if he tries ...
  • Fernandez-Lanier, Adriana (New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, 2016)
    This report, compiled by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), presents a statistical account of domestic homicide reported by state and local police in New York State during 2015. Domestic ...
  • Grossman, Susan F.; Lundy, Marta (2007)
    Domestic violence occurs across all ethnic and racial groups, profoundly affecting women, who are most frequently the victims. The U.S. Census Bureau projects that by 2050, 50% of the population will be minorities. To ...
  • Odongo, Liz; Nnawulezi, Nkiru (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    A group of researchers and practitioners—including Ms. Odongo and Dr. Nnawulezi—came together to design and implement a community-based, participatory research study led by the Domestic Violence Action Research Collective ...
  • Zeoli, April (Battered Women’s Justice Project, 2018)
    This paper explores the research on statutory interventions regarding the intersection of domestic violence and firearms. When a violent intimate partner has access to a firearm, a dangerous situation becomes a potentially ...
  • Fox, Debbie; LaPorte, Caroline; McLaughlin, Monica; Quilt, Rose (National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, 2017)
    "This webinar will provide an overview of the current federal laws in place regarding shelter and housing in Indian Country and the responsibilities expressly outlined in the Violence Against Women Act. The webinar will ...
  • Stubbs, Julie (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
    This chapter deals with domestic violence rather than other possible forms of family violence. It also proceeds from the position that domestic violence is different in many ways from other forms of crime. It takes as ...
  • Unknown author (National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), 2015)
    NNEDV compiles statistics on domestic violence services in U.S. states and nationally, including snapshot on number of victims served and types of services accessed in one day in the District of Columbia (September 16, ...
  • Websdale, Neil; Ferraro, Kathleen; Barger, Steven (Springer Open, 2019)
    Background In the US more than 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner. The most severe violence, violence that ends in death, disproportionately affects women. Current ...
  • Phelps, William; Kifer, Misty (Idaho Statistical Analysis Center, 2015)
    The purpose of this report is to inform the criminal justice community and other interested parties about the prevalence and characteristics of intimate partner violence and court cases often associated with domestic ...
  • Unknown author (DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV), 2015)
    DCCADV compiles DC-specific domestic violence statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Futures Without Violence, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the National Network to End Domestic Violence. ...
  • Cormier, Jacque-Corey; Nava, Nancy; Mora, Charmaine; Rodriguez, Rebecca (Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association, 2016)
    In the United States, Latino families affected by domestic violence (DV) often face unique challenges influenced by changing ecologies and personal/political histories. Caminar Latino is Georgia’s first and only comprehensive ...
  • Riger, Stephanie; George, Christine; Byrnes, Bill; Durst-Lee, Leah; Sigurvinsdottir, Rannveig (Loyola University, 2016)
    The Domestic Violence Outcome Project hada two-fold purpose: first, to identify the long-term outcomes and needs of those who receive services from domestic violence agencies, and second, to establish procedures for on-going ...
  • George, Thomas (Washington State Center for Court Research, 2012)
    This study examined the types of sentence conditions imposed on domestic violence offenders, the combination of conditions that formed offenders’ sentences, and the relationship between the type of sentence received and ...