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Mainstreaming domestic and gender-based violence into sociology and the criminology of violence

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Mainstreaming domestic and gender-based violence into sociology and the criminology of violence. / Walby, Sylvia; Towers, Jude; Francis, Brian.

In: The Sociological Review, Vol. 62, No. S2, 18.12.2014, p. 187–214.

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title = "Mainstreaming domestic and gender-based violence into sociology and the criminology of violence",
abstract = "Sociological and criminological views of domestic and gender-based violencegenerally either dismiss it as not worthy of consideration, or focus on specificgroups of offenders and victims (male youth gangs, partner violence victims). Inthis paper, we take a holistic approach to violence, extending the definition fromthat commonly in use to encompass domestic violence and sexual violence. Weoperationalize that definition by using data from the latest sweep of the CrimeSurvey for England and Wales. By so doing, we identify that violence is currentlyunder-measured and ubiquitous; that it is gendered, and that other forms of violence (family violence, acquaintance violence against women) are equally ofconcern. We argue that violence studies are an important form of activity forsociologists.",
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