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  1. Key Texts 4 items
    1. Women, violence and social change - R. Emerson Dobash, Russell P. Dobash 1992 (electronic resource)

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    2. Women, violence, and social change - R. Emerson Dobash, Russell P. Dobash 1992

      Book Recommended for purchase

    3. Families, Violence and Social Change - Linda McKie 2005

      Book Recommended for purchase Unlimited access e-book. Print copies also available from the library.

    4. Families, violence and social change - Linda McKie 2005

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  2. Essential Reading 16 items
    1. Sociological theory in the contemporary era: text and readings - Scott Appelrouth, Laura Desfor Edles 2014

      Book Essential

    2. Reflective practice: writing and professional development - Gillie Bolton 2014

      Book Essential

    3. WIFE-TORTURE IN ENGLAND. - Cobbe, Frances Power April 1878

      Article Essential To access Contemporary Review, search "Contemporary Review" in the journals tab of the library homepage and then click "British Periodicals Collection II". You can then browse to the edition for April 1878. Any problems please email Kathryn Devine: k.devine@worc.ac.uk

    4. Women of the revolution: forty years of feminism - Kira Cochrane 2012

      Book Essential

    5. Tackling domestic violence: theories, policies and practice - Lynne Harne, Jill Radford 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential E-book and print versions available

    6. Tackling domestic violence: theories, policies and practice - Lynne Harne, Jill Radford 2008

      Book Essential

    7. What causes men's violence against women? - Michele Harway, James M. O'Neil, Joseph R. Biden c1999

      Book Essential

    8. Just who was wearing the trousers in Victorian Britain? Violent wives and violent women - Kilday, A.M. 2005

      Article Essential Unfortunately we cannot obtained a copyright-cleared library version; please request via Inter Library Loan. Contact Kathryn Devine k.devine@worc.ac.uk if you have any queries about this.

    9. Current controversies on family violence - Donileen R. Loseke, Richard J. Gelles, Mary M. Cavanaugh 2004

      Book Essential Chapter: Loseke, D. (2005) Men’s Violence Against Women Is the Serious Social Problem pp. 79-95

    10. The anatomy of violence: the biological roots of crime - Adrian Raine 2014

      Book Essential

    11. Contested knowledge: social theory today - Steven Seidman 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  3. Further Reading 43 items
    1. Women, policy and politics: the construction of policy problems - Carol Lee Bacchi 1999

      Book Further Chapter: Bacchi, C. (1999) Domestic Violence: Battered Women or Violent Men? pp. 164-188

    2. Why does he do that?: inside the minds of angry and controlling men - Lundy Bancroft 2003

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    3. Framing the victim: domestic violence, media, and social problems - Nancy Berns 2004

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    4. The female offender: girls, women, and crime - Meda Chesney-Lind, Lisa Pasko 2013

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    5. Female offenders of intimate partner violence: current controversies, research and treatment approaches - Lisa Conradi, Robert Geffner 2011

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    6. Hard men: the English and violence since 1750 - Clive Emsley 2005

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    7. The myth of male power: why men are the disposable sex - Warren Farrell 2001

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    8. Marital violence: an English family history, 1660-1875 - Elizabeth A. Foyster 2005

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    9. Understanding abusive families: an ecological approach to theory and practice - James Garbarino, John Eckenrode, Frank D. Barry, New York State College of Human Ecology c1997

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    10. Third wave feminism: a critical exploration - Stacy Gillis, Gillian Howie, Rebecca Munford 2007 (electronic resource)

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    11. Third wave feminism: a critical exploration - Stacy Gillis, Gillian Howie, Rebecca Munford 2007

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    12. The feminist seventies - Helen Graham 2003

      Book Further

    13. The Violences of Men : How Men Talk About and How Agencies Respond to Men's Violence to Women - Jeff R Hearn 1998

      Book Further Multi-user e-book. Print copies also available from the library.

    14. The violences of men: how men talk about and how agencies respond to men's violence to women - Jeff Hearn 1998

      Book Further Print copy. E-book also available.

    15. Women, violence and male power: feminist activism, research and practice - Marianne Hester, Liz Kelly, Jill Radford 1996

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    16. Who stole feminism: how women have betrayed women - Christina Hoff Sommers 1996

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    17. Power and control: why charming men can make dangerous lovers - Sandra Horley 2002

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    18. The criminal body: Lombroso and the anatomy of deviance - David Horn 2003

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    19. Ghosts from the nursery: tracing the roots of violence - Robin Karr-Morse, Meredith S. Wiley 1997

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    20. Domestic violence and the politics of privacy - Kristin A. Kelly 2003

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    21. Men's violence against women: theory, research, and activism - Christopher Kilmartin, Julie A. Allison 2007 (electronic resource)

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    22. Women, violence and male power: feminist activism, research and practice - Marianne Hester, Liz Kelly, Jill Radford 1996

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    23. Violence in the home: multidisciplinary perspectives - Karel Kurst-Swanger, Jacqueline L. Petcosky 2003 (electronic resource)

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    24. The marked body: domestic violence in mid-nineteenth-century literature - Kate Lawson, Lynn Shakinovsky 2002

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    25. Feminists organising against gendered violence - Lesley McMillan c2007 (electronic resource)

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    26. Domestic violence and psychology - Paula Nicolson 2010

      Book Further

    27. Prone to violence - Erin Pizzey, Jeff Shapiro 1982

      Book Further

    28. Domestic violence - Tamara L. Roleff 2000

      Book Further

    29. Current controversies on family violence - Donileen R. Loseke, Richard J. Gelles, Mary M. Cavanaugh 2004

      Book Further Chapter: Straus M, (2004) Women’s Violence Towards Men Is a Serious Social Problem. pp. 55-77

    30. The future of feminism - Sylvia Walby 2011 (electronic resource)

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    31. The future of feminism - Sylvia Walby 2011

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    32. The English marriage: tales of love, money and adultery - Maureen Waller 2010

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    33. Family theories: an introduction - James M. White, David M. Klein, F. Martin, Todd 2014

      Book Further

    34. A vindication of the rights of woman - Mary Wollstonecraft, Miriam Brody 1992

      Book Further

  4. Journals 5 items
    1. Safe: The Domestic Abuse Quarterly - Women's Aid Federation of England 2001-

      Journal  This journal is available in print only and the library does not hold a subscription. For more information see https://www.womensaid.org.uk/research-and-publications/safe/

  5. Indicative Websites 10 items