Domestic violence against men and boys: experiences of male victims of intimate partner violence

Bates, Elizabeth and Taylor, Julie, eds. (2022) Domestic violence against men and boys: experiences of male victims of intimate partner violence. Taylor & Francis Group. Full text not available from this repository.

Official URL: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003089612

Abstract

Domestic Violence Against Men and Boys: Experiences of Male Victims of Intimate Partner Violence is a unique book that brings together contemporary research and practice around working with men and boys who are victims of domestic violence and abuse. The book features contributions from experts within the field who draw on the wide range of evidence that demonstrates the multifarious experiences and impacts of this victimisation. This text focusses on the increasing evidence related to the prevalence of domestic violence and abuse within the family towards men and boys. With contributions from experts within the field, this book covers a comprehensive list of topics derived from empirical evidence. The chapters focus on key themes, such as, experience of the abuse; challenges to the current theory; barriers and experiences of help-seeking; impact on children, and working with male victims within practice and criminal justice settings. Further, the text underscores numerous recommendations around changing current practices to enable a better support system for men and boys. The text will therefore be invaluable in increasing awareness of the research and support in the field of domestic violence. This book will be of use to researchers, practitioners and educators working in the field of domestic violence and abuse. It will also be beneficial to policy makers who are reviewing legislation and those involved in commissioning psychological services, and victim services that work with male victims.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
ISBN: 9781003089612
Departments: Institute of Health > Psychology and Psychological Therapies
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2022 12:09
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2022 12:09
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/6733
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