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Domestic Abuse

  • Cosc, The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence
    www.cosc.ie

Directories

  • National Steering Committee on Violence Against Women and the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. (2000). National Directory of Services for Women who have Experienced Violence or the Threat of Violence. Dublin: Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform.

Other Publications

  • Bacik, I. (2002) "Women and the Criminal Justice System" in O'Mahony, P., ed., Criminal Justice in Ireland, Dublin: Institute of Public Administration
  • Bates, F. (1981) "A Plea for the Battered Husband", Family Law, 11, 92-94.
  • Bielby, G. & Stitt, S. (1996), Blaming the Victim: Battered Women and G.P.'s. Research Monograph. Liverpool: John Moores University
  • Bowen, N.  (1997)Under the Carpet. Domestic Violence: A Community Based Investigation. Dublin: Blanchardstown Area Partnership, FAS & Dublin City University
  • Bradley, F., Smith, M., Long, J. & O'Dowd, T. (2002), "Reported Frequency of Domestic Violence: Cross Sectional Survey of Women Attending General Practice", British Medical Journal, 324,271
  • Bush, T. & Hood-Williams, J. Domestic Violence on a London Housing Estate. London: Home Office Research and Statistics Department, Research Bulletin No. 37
  • Canavan, J. (1998) Exposure of Children and Adolescents to Domestic Violence: Identifying the Impact and Developing the Response. Galway: Department of Political Science and Sociology & National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Casey, M. (1989), Domestic Violence Against Women: The Women's Perspective. Dublin: University College Dublin
  • Commission on the Family (1998) Strengthing Families for Life. Dublin: Department of Social, Community and Family Affair
  • Conroy, P. & Pierce, M. (2001), Report on Monitoring of Users and Inter-Agency Referrals and Contacts. Dublin: Cork One-Stop Shop for Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Cook, P.W. (1997) Abused Men. The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence. London: Praeger
  • Cronin, J. and O'Connor, M. (1993), The Identification and Treatment of Women Admitted to an Accident & Emergency Department as a Result of Assault by Spouses/Partners. Women's Aid
  • Debbonaire, T. (2004), An Evaluation of Intervention Programmes in Ireland working with abusive men and their partners and ex-partners. Bristol: Domestic Violence Responses.
    http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Evaluation.pdf/Files/Evaluation.pdf (PDF, 1.3 MB)
  • DeKeseredy, W. (2000) "Current Controversies on Defining Nonlethal Violence Against Women in Intimate Heterosexual Relationships. Empirical Implications", Violence Against Women,  6/7, 28-746
  • Dobash, R., Dobash, R., Cavanagh, K. & Lewis, R. (1996) Research Evaluation of Programmes for Violent Men. The Scottish Office Central Research Unit
  • Edleson, J., & Brygger, M. (1996) "Gender Differences in Reporting of Battering Incidences", Family Relations, 35, 377-382.
  • Ellsberg, M., Heise, L., Pena, R., Agurto, S. & Winkvist, A. (2001) "Researching Domestic Violence Against Women: methodological and Ethical Considerations" Studies in Family Planning, 32/1, 1-16
  • Ellsberg, M., Heise, L., Pena, R., Agurto, S. & Winkvist, A. (2001) "Researching Domestic Violence Against Women: methodological and Ethical Considerations" Studies in Family Planning, 32/1, 1-16
  • Fahey, T.& Russell, H. (2001), Family Formation in Ireland. Trends, Data Needs and Implications. Economic and Social Research Institute, Policy Research Series, No. 43
  • Fahey, T., & Lyons, M. (1995), Marital Breakdown and Family Law in Ireland. Dublin: Oak Tree Press
  • Ferguson, H. (1997), "Vicious Circle: Domestic Violence and the Law", Law Society Gazette, 7
  • Gelles, R.J. (2000) "Estimating the Incidence and Prevalence of Violence Against Women. National Data Systems and Sources", Violence against Women, 6/7,784-804
  • George, M. (1994) "Into the Eye of the Medusa: Beyond Testosterone, Men and Violence", The Journal of Men's Studies, 5/4, 295-313.
  • Gordon, M. (2000) "Definitional Issues in Violence Against Women. Surveillance and Research from a Violence Research Perspective", Violence Against Women, 6/7, 747-783
  • Hagemann-White, C. (2001), "European Research on the Prevalence of Violence Against Women", Violence Against Women,  7/ 7, 732-759
  • Hague, G. & Wilson, C. (1996), The Silenced Pain. Domestic Violence 1945-1970, Bristol: The Policy Press
  • Henman, M. (1996), "Domestic Violence: Do Men Under Report?", Forensic Update, 47, 3-8
  • Hoyle, C. & Sanders, A, (2000), "Police Response to Domestic Violence: From Victim Choice to Victim Empowerment?", The British Journal of Criminology, 40/1
  • Irish Commission for Justice and Peace (2000) Domestic Violence. Dublin: The Irish Commission for Justice and Peace & The Pastoral Commission of the Irish Bishops' Conference
  • Kaufman Kantor, G. & Straus, M. (1987), "’The Drunken Bum’ Theory of Wife Beating", Social Problems, 34/3, 213-230
  • Kelleher, P. & O'Connor, M. (1999) Safety and Sanctions. Domestic Violence and the Enforcement of Law in Ireland. Dublin: Women’s Aid
  • Kennedy, P. (1999) Domestic Violence: The Tallaght Experience. Dublin: South-West Women’s Refuge
  • Kenny, B. (2000), Responding to Domestic Violence and its Impact on Women and Children.  Barnardos
  • Kimmel, M. (2001), Male Victims of Domestic Violence: A Substantive and Methodological Research Review. The Equality Committee of the Department of Education and Science
  • Lyons, M., Ruddle, H. & O'Connor, J. (1992), Seeking a Refuge from Violence: The Adapt Experience. A Study of the Needs and Characteristics of the Users of the Adapt Refuge. Dublin: Mid-Western Health Board and Adapt Refuge, Limerick, Policy Research Centre
  • Macpherson, S. (2002) "Domestic Violence: Findings from the 2000 Scottish Crime Survey", Scotland: Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
  • McGee, H., Garavan, R., de Barra, M., Byrne, J. & Conroy, R. (2002) The SAVI Report. Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland. A National Study of Irish Experiences, Beliefs and Attitudes Concerning Sexual Violence. Dublin: The Liffey Press.
    http://www.drcc.ie/about/savi.pdf
  • McKeown, K., Lehane, P., Rock, R., Hasse, T. & Pratschke, J. (2002) Unhappy Marriages: Does Counselling Help? ACCORD.
  • Meade, R. (1997), "Domestic Violence: An Analysis and Response from Community Activists", in Byrne, A. & Leonard, M., eds., Women and Irish Society: A Sociological Reader. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications
  • Mirrlees-Black, C. (1999), Domestic Violence: Findings from a new British Crime Survey Self-completion Questionnaire. London: Home Office Research Study 191
  • Mirrlees-Black, C. (1995) Estimating the extent of domestic violence: findings from the 1992 British Crime Survey. London: Home Office Research and Statistics Department, Research Bulletin No. 37
  • Mugford, J. (1989). Violence Today No. 2: Domestic Violence. Canberra, Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Nazroo, J (1995) "Uncovering Gender Differences in the Use of Marital Violence: The Effect of Methodology", Sociology 29/3, 475-494
  • Pagelow, M.D. (1985) "The ‘Battered Husband Syndrome’: Social Problem or Much Ado About Little", Sociological Review, 31, 172-195
  • O'Connor, M. & Wilson, N. (2002) Vision, Action, Change. Feminist principles and practice of working on violence against women. Dublin: Women's Aid
  • O'Connor, M. & Kelleher and Associates (1995) Making the Links: Towards an integrated strategy for the elimination of violence against women in intimate relationships with men.  Dublin: Women’s Aid
  • Regan, L. & Kelly, L. (2001) 'Teenage Tolerance. The Hidden Lives of Young Irish People. A Study of Young Peoples Experience and Responses to Violence and Abuse. Dublin: Women’s Aid
  • Richardson, J., Coid, J., Pettuckevitch, A., Shan Chung, W., Moorey, S. & Feder, G. (2002), "Identifying Domestic Violence: Cross Sectional Study in Primary Care", British Medical Journal,324, 274-277
  • Ruddle, H. (1992) Breaking the Silence. Violence in the Home: The Women's Perspective. Dublin: Mid-Western Health Board and Adapt Refuge, Limerick, Policy Research Centre
  • Ryan, A. B. (2002), How was it for you? Dublin: Accord
  • Stanko, E., Crisp, D., Hale, C. & Lucraft, H. (1998) Counting the Costs: Estimating the Impact of Domestic Violence in the London Borough of Hackney London:Crime Concern.
  • Stitt, S. & Macklin, A. (1995), "’Battered Husbands’: The Hidden Victims of Domestic Violence" Liverpool: John Moores University Consumer Research
  • Task Force on Violence Against Women (1997) Report of the Task Force on Violence Against Women.  Dublin: Stationery Office
    http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/dvreport.pdf/Files/dvreport.pdf (PDF, 2.42 MB)
  • Taylor-Browne, J. (2001), What Works in Reducing Domestic Violence? A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals. Whiting and Birch
  • The National Women's Council of Ireland (1996) Report of the Working Party on the Legal and Judicial Process for Victims of Sexual and Other Crimes of Violence Against Women and Children. Dublin: Cahill Printers Ltd
  • Vaughan, B. (2001), "Selecting Responses to Domestic Violence", Irish Criminal Law Journal, 11 (2), 23-8.
  • Walby, S. & Myhill, A. (2001), "New Survey Methodologies in Researching Violence Against Women", British Journal of Criminology, 41, 502-522
  • World Health Organisation, Putting Women First: Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Research on Domestic Violence Against Women, WHO/EIP/GPE/99.2

 

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