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November 2011

Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2008

Author(s): Alexia Cooper, Erica Smith
From 1980 to 2008, nearly 1 out of 5 murder victims were killed by an intimate, and 2 out of 5 female murder victims were killed by an intimate.
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June 2011

Immigrant & Refugee Victims of Domestic Violence Homicide in Washington State

This fact sheet provides information on immigrant and refugee victims of domestic violence that were killed by their abusers in Washington State from 1997 through 2009.
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January 2011

What Does It Feel Like When Change Finally Comes: Male Supremacy, Accountability and Transformative Justice

Author(s): Gaurav Jashnani, RJ Maccani, Alan Greig
This paper discusses the process of acknowledging, addressing, and taking next steps to challenge male-supremacy and dominant culture patriarchy in activist spaces.
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January 2011

PROTECT: Identifying and Protecting High Risk Victims of Gender Based Violence - an Overview

Author(s): Ute Rösemann, Branislava Marvanová Vargová, Regina Webhofer
This report summarizes project PROTECT which aims at contributing to the prevention and reduction of the most serious forms of gender-based violence against girls, young women and their children, such as grievous bodily harm, homicide and attempted homicide, including so-called honour crimes and killings.
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January 2011

Civil Protective Orders Effective in Stopping or Reducing Partner Violence: Challenges Remain in Rural Areas with Access and Enforcement

Author(s): TK Logan, Robert Walker
This brief examines urban and rural differences in the community context of partner violence and the effectiveness of protective orders. The study uses data from an urban area and a rural area in Central Appalachia in Kentucky.
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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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January 2010

2009 Selected Findings: Recent Research on Sexual Violence

This brief research compendium provides a summary of scholarly work on sexual violence topics published in 2009.
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December 2009

Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors

Author(s): David Finkelhor, Richard Ormrod, Mark Chaffin
This Bulletin draws on data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Incident-Based Reporting System to provide population-based epidemiological information on juvenile sex offending.
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September 2009

The Kentucky Civil Protective Order Study: A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, & Costs

Author(s): TK Logan, Robert Walker, William Hoyt, Teri Faragher
This study addresses several gaps in the research literature on civil protective orders by examining protective order effectiveness, enforcement, and cost effectiveness.
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September 2009

Using Rapist Risk Factors to Set an Agenda for Rape Prevention

Author(s): Raymond A. Knight, Judith Sims-Knight, Suzanne Brown-McBride
This Applied Research paper reviews the empirical research on the behaviors, traits, developmental experiences, and biological antecedents that have been found to be associated with an increased probability that a male will become sexually aggressive.
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July 2009

PTSD, TBI and DV: True or False?

This article offers tips to determine when domestic violence is occurring in cases in which the perpetrator is a war veteran suffering from PTSD and/or TBI. Specific guidelines are provided to make such determination while avoiding justifications based on the perpetrator's acquired disability.
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April 2009

Inventory of Spousal Violence Risk Assessment Tools Used in Canada

Author(s): Allison Millar, Ruth Code, Lisa Ha
This report provides descriptions and analyses of assessment tools, investigative checklists, and protocols used by criminal justice personnel in Canada to measure risk in domestic violence cases.