Victims and Trauma

Dr Samara McPhedran1, Dr Li Eriksson1, Professor Paul Mazerolle1, Associate Professor Holly Johnson2, Professor Richard Wortley3 1Griffith University, , Australia, 2University of Ottawa, , Canada, 3UCL, , UK An estimated one in seven homicides globally are perpetrated by intimate partners,...
  • September 27, 2018
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Marilyn McMahon4, Paul McGorrery4 4Deakin University Recent reforms to domestic violence laws in England, Wales and Scotland have criminalised non-physical forms of abuse (such as psychological and financial abuse). These laws have been justified, at least in part, by reference...
  • September 26, 2018
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Les Humphreys1 1Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom Understanding the victim-offender dynamic in domestic abuse (DA) has important implications for policing and intervention.  Questions in this field abound.  Broadly this presentation will outline findings from an investigation into the frequency and...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon3, Professor Sandra Walklate2 2University of Liverpool, 3Monash University This presentation examines the efficacy of coercive control as a conceptual device for improving access to law and justice outcomes for women as victim/survivors of intimate partner violence. Elsewhere...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Charlotte Barlow1, Dr Kelly Johnson1, Professor Sandra Walklate2 1Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 2University of Liverpool Coercive and controlling behaviours were criminalised in England and Wales as part of Section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015. There has...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Tamika Perrott1 1Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia This paper contributes to contemporary debates on institutional abuse, gender relations and organisational accountability in male-dominated workplaces. Drawing on a critical analysis of institutional cultures and organisational response across metropolitan and country fire...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Zoë James1, Ms Katie McBride1 1University Of Plymouth, Uk, Plymouth, United Kingdom This paper sets out the critical hate studies perspective which provides a theoretical account of the harms of hate in contemporary society. In doing so the paper...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Marg Liddell1, Ms Natalie Walker1 1Rmit University, Melbourne, Australia, 2PartnerSPEAK, Melbourne, Australia Over recent years knowledge about the impact of online child abuse offences on women and children in Australia has grown enormously.  Factors promoting this increased knowledge include...
  • September 26, 2018
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Ms Natalia Maystorovich-Chulio1 1The University Of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Forensic exhumations are more generally associated with criminal prosecutions seeking to attribute individualised or collective group for the sequestration, torture and killing of civilians. Spain is distinct as often there is...
  • August 22, 2018
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Dr Adrian Howe1 1Birkbeck University, North Melbourne, Australia Panel: Encountering Femicide – Doing Justice to Victims of Intimate Partner Femicide Convenors Adrian Howe and Daniela Alaattinoğlu This panel launches Contesting Femicide – Feminism and the Power of Law Revisited (Routledge...
  • August 22, 2018
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