Domestic violence and sexuality : what's love got to do with it? / Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester.

Donovan, Catherine, author.
Bristol, [England] ; Chicago, Illinois : Policy Press, 2014.
1 online resource (250 p.)
Same-sex partner abuse.
Family violence.
Electronic books.
The first detailed discussion of domestic violence and abuse in same sex relationships, challenging the heteronormative model in domestic violence research, policy and practice.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUALITY; Contents; List of figures and tables; Acknowledgements; 1. What is the problem?; This book; Background; The policy context and definition of DVA; Public stories: physical violence and victims; Understanding domestic violence and abuse; DVA in same sex relationships: previous research; Our research; Summary; 2. How we did the research: the COHSAR research approach; The COHSAR survey; The COHSAR interviews; Postscript; Summary; 3. Setting the context: sexuality matters; The changing legal and social landscape for those in same sex relationships
Assimilation or separationConsequences of living under the heterosexual assumption: 'minority stress'; First same sex relationships: impacts of the heterosexual assumption on experiences of DVA; Summary; 4. Identifying and experiencing domestic violence and abuse; Introduction; Identifying and recognising DVA; Nature of DVA: Experiences of survey respondents; Impact of emotional, physical and sexual behaviours; Severity of potential DVA behaviours and impact; Perpetration of potentially abusive behaviour against partners; Summary; 5. What's love got to do with it?; Love matters
Relationship practices of love: establishing relationship rulesRelationship rule one: the relationship is for the abusive partner and on their terms; Relationship rule two: the survivor is responsible for looking after the abusive partner and the relationship; Summary; 6. Barriers to help-seeking: the gap of trust; Help-seeking models and help-seeking; Recognising the problem; The decision to seek help; Sources of help; Summary; 7. Key findings and implications for practice; Domestic violence and abuse in same sex relationships: similarities, differences and the role of gender
Re-imagining the Duluth Power and Control Wheel: The COHSAR WheelChallenging the public story of DVA to improve recognition of DVA and help-seeking; A final word; References; Index
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 16, 2014).
Hester, Marianne, author.
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy