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Beyond Rape: Reconceptualizing Gender-Based Violence During Warfare  

Gabrielle Ferrales and Suzy Maves McElrath

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
Gender-based violence is one of the oldest sustaining features of war but has received significant scholarly attention only in the past two decades. Much of this work, however, focuses ... More

Child Abuse  

Kathleen Malley-Morrison and Denise A. Hines

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article summarizes current knowledge concerning child abuse in the United States. It discusses major approaches to assess the incidence and prevalence of child abuse, including the ... More

Domestic Violence  

Denise A. Hines

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article presents data on the prevalence of domestic violence and trends over time. It discusses five major analytical frameworks that have been employed to understand domestic ... More

Gender, Sex, and Intimate-Partner Violence in Historical Perspective  

Randolph Roth

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
Violence involving intimate partners may appear at first glance to be an intractable problem. But the character and incidence of intimate-partner violence have varied dramatically among ... More

Intimate-Partner Violence  

Stacey Lynne Williams, Daniel Kevin McKelvey, and Irene Frieze

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
Despite decades of research on intimate-partner violence (IPV), debates and unanswered questions abound in the literature, to which many disciplines—psychology, sociology, criminal ... More

Rape and domestic sexual assault  

Lisa L. Sample and Emily C. Radar

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
The way in which we define rape and domestic sexual assault, the rates at which it occurs, the motives for offending, and the legislative and criminal justice responses have varied across ... More

The role of policy in preventing sexual violence  

Richard Wright

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
This essay focuses on the role of law and policy in sexual assault and offending. Comparing and contrasting U.S., Canadian, and European policy approaches, the review examines how various ... More

Sex Offender Management and Treatment  

Roxanne Lieb

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This article studies the development of punishment policies for sex offenders. It observes the difficulty of creating treatment and management strategies for the surveillance of sex ... More

Sex, Gender, and Homicide: Contemporary Trends and Patterns  

Rosemary Gartner and Maria Jung

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
Although homicide is less common than other types of violent crime, research on its relationship to sex and gender is relevant to key debates within criminology over the value of general ... More

Sexual homicide and violent offenders  

Eric Beauregard

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
This essay explores whether the sexual murderer is a unique type of sex offender. Two competing hypotheses of sexual homicide are outlined: the unique type hypothesis and the situational ... More

Sexual Violence  

Renee Heberle

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
This essay outlines social scientific and theoretical inquiries into sexual violence. It argues that sexual violence must be studied and responded to with a significantly different ... More

Sexual Violence  

Lisa L. Sample

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article reviews the assumptions underlying sex offender legislation and discusses the incidence, prevalence, and causes of sex offending. The current sex offender legislation assumes ... More

Sexual Violence in Historical Perspective  

Carolyn A. Conley

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
This essay reviews historical studies on sexual assault. Ancient concepts of rape involved the theft of women’s chastity, which was the property of their male relatives. Early modern ... More

Victimization and Help-Seeking Among Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence  

Angela R. Gover, Elizabeth A. Tomsich, and Tara N. Richards

Intimate partner violence (IPV) occurs at high rates in US society and has numerous negative physical, psychological, and economic consequences for victims and survivors. Given the high ... More

Violence Against Children in Families  

Katreena Scott

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
Children and adolescents experience disproportionately high levels of violent victimization, much of which occurs at the hands of their parents. This essay reviews data on the incidence ... More

Violence Against Sexual and Gender Minorities  

Michael Smyth and Valerie Jenness

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May 2014
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Jul 2014
Violence aimed at individuals who identify, or are perceived as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), or otherwise gender variant has been a part of the fabric of most ... More

Violence and Masculinity  

Joachim Eibach

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
A consistent overrepresentation of men in recorded violent crimes and thus a certain disposition of male aggressiveness has been evident from the late Middle Ages to today. However, we can ... More

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