Preventing Domestic Homicides
  • Author : Peter Jaffe
  • Release Date : 03 February 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128194638

Preventing Domestic Homicides Book Summary

Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies focuses on the diverse nature of domestic homicides and what has been learned about the most effective prevention strategies from emerging research and the work of domestic violence death review committees in Canada, the US, the UK, NZ and AU. Each chapter focuses on different populations--specifically older women, youth dating relationships, indigenous women, immigrant and refugee populations, rural/remote communities, same-sex relationships, homicides with police & military, domestic homicide in the workplace, and children killed in the context of domestic violence. Topics cover current research, risk factors, and include case studies from domestic homicide review committees. Cases are summarized regarding major themes and recommendations, such as public awareness, professional training, risk assessment, intervention and collaboration amongst service systems. Written for academic and domestic violence researchers in sociology, criminology, psychology and psychiatry by global contributors with on-the-ground domestic homicide experience.

Preventing Domestic Homicides

Preventing Domestic Homicides

Author : Peter Jaffe,Katreena Scott,Anna-Lee Straatman
Publisher : Academic Press
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Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies focuses on the diverse nature of domestic homicides and what has been learned about the most effective prevention strategies from emerging research and the work of domestic violence death review committees in Canada, the US, the UK, NZ and AU. Each chapter focuses ...

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Author : Marieke Liem,Frans Koenraadt
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Psychology
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The literature on domestic violence will often treat homicide as its most extreme outcome. The reality is more nuanced, with many domestic homicides occurring within a history of abusive behaviour. This book offers a much-needed synthesis of the literature on domestic homicide, covering its history; the theories supporting it; its ...

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Author : Myrna Dawson
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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This edited collection highlights international research on domestic homicides and death reviews which are a rapidly growing intervention/prevention initiative in various countries. Chapters focus on: the impetus for the international development of such initiatives, the identification of risk factors and recommendations for improving systemic responses, the uptake and impact ...

Preventing Domestic Homicides

Preventing Domestic Homicides

Author : Peter Jaffe,Katreena Scott,Anna-Lee Straatman
Publisher : Academic Press
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Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies focuses on the diverse nature of domestic homicides and what has been learned about the most effective prevention strategies from emerging research and the work of domestic violence death review committees in Canada, the US, the UK, NZ and AU. Each chapter focuses ...

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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Lessons Learned from Domestic Violence Tragedies

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Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Family violence
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This paper summarizes key ideas and recommendations from a national think tank on the prevention of domestic homicides that took place on October 24-26, 2010 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. The think-tank brought together 39 practitioners, researchers, and government officials representing all provinces and territories in Canada. 1 The ...

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Publisher : SAGE
Genre : Psychology
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An introduction summarizes the social theories of homicide and the methodological issues in the study of homicide. This accessible volume then focuses on specific types of homicides including: mass and serial murders, homicides by youth, gang homicides, domestic homicides, homicides by female offenders, and alcohol/drug related homicides....