Physical abuse and control of intimate partners in LGBTQ+ relationships

Laskey, Philippa ORCID logo ORCID: (2021) Physical abuse and control of intimate partners in LGBTQ+ relationships. In: Shackelford, Todd K., (ed.) The SAGE handbook of domestic violence. SAGE, London, UK, pp. 368-382. Full text not available from this repository.

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Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a worldwide issue that affects people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Definitions of IPV vary across countries and legal systems. The definition used by the criminal justice system in the UK is ‘… any incident of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of their gender or sexuality’ (Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), 2017). While this definition includes any act of domestic abuse, this chapter will use a definition that only applies to abuse in an ...

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526494863
Departments: Institute of Health > Psychology and Psychological Therapies
Additional Information: Chapter 23 within book.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2023 12:43
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 11:46
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