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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.


The selected articles and books provided below helped inform the development of this collection and serve as resources to expand readers' knowledge base on this issue.

Block, C. R., Devitt, C. O., Fonda, D., Fugate, M., Martin, C., McFarlane, J., et al. (2000). The Chicago Women’s Health Study: Risk of serious injury or death in intimate violence: A collaborative research project. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. 

Campbell, J.C., Webster, D.W., & Glass, N. (2009, April). The Danger Assessment: Validation of a Lethality Risk Assessment Instrument for Intimate Partner Femicide. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(4), 653-674.* 

Campbell, J.C., Glass, N., Sharps, P.W., Laughon, K., & Bloom, T. (2007, July). Intimate Partner Homicide: Review and Implications of Research and Policy. Trauma, Violence and Abuse, 8, 246-269. 

Campbell, J.C. et al. (2003, July). Risk Factors for Femicide in Abusive Relationships: Results From a Multisite Case Control Study. American Journal of Public Health, 93(7), 1089-1097. 

Campbell, J.C. et al. (2003, November). Assessing Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Homicide. National Institute of Justice. [NIJ Journal - ISSUE NO. 250] 

Dugan, L., Rosenfeld, R., & Nagin, D. S. (2003). Exposure reduction or retaliation? The effects of domestic violence resources on intimate-partner homicide. Law & Society Review, 37(1), 169-198. 

Gillespie, L. K., Richards, T. N., Givens, E. M., & Smith, M. D. (2013). Framing deadly domestic violence: Why the media’s spin matters in newspaper coverage of femicide. Violence Against Women, 19(2), 222-245.

Jaffe, P. G., & Juodis, M. (2006). Children as victims and witnesses of domestic homicide: Lessons learned from domestic violence death review committees. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 57, 13–28.

Koziol-McLain, J., Webster, D., McFarlane, J., Block, C. R., Ulrich, Y., Glass, N., & Campbell, J.C. (2006, February). Risk factors for femicide-suicide in abusive relationships: Results from a multisite case control study. Violence and Victims, 21(1), 3-21. 

Lewandowski, L., McFarlane, J., Campbell, J.C., Gary, F. & Barenski, C. (2004, August). “He Killed My Mommy!” Murder or attempted murder of a child’s mother. Journal of Family Violence, 19(4), 211-220. 

McFarlane, J., Campbell, J.C., & Watson, K. (2002). Intimate partner stalking and femicide: Urgent implications for women’s safety. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 20, 51-68. 

Nicolaidis, C., Curry, M.A., Ulrich, Y., Sharps, P., McFarlane, J., Campbell, D., Gary, F., Laughon, K., Glass, N., & Campbell, J. (2003, October). Could we have known? A qualitative analysis of data from women who survived an attempted homicide by an intimate partner. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 18(10), 788-794. 

Olszowy, L., Jaffe, P. G., Campbell, M., & Hamilton, L. H. A. (2013). Effectiveness of risk assessment tools in differentiating child homicides from other domestic homicide cases. Journal of Child Custody, 10(2), 185-206.

Roehl J., O’Sullivan C., Webster, D., Campbell, J. (May 2005). Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Validation Study, Final Report. Doc. No. 209731. Washington, D.C.: Department of Justice. 

Saltzman, L.E., Mercy, J.A., O’Carroll, P.W., Rosenberg, M.L. & Rhodes, P.H. (1992). Weapon Involvement and Injury Outcomes in Family and Intimate Assaults. Journal of the American Medical Association, 3043-47.

Sharps, P.W., Koziol-McLain, J., Campbell, J., McFarlane, J. Sachs, C., & Xu, X. (2001, August). Health care providers’ missed opportunities for preventing femicide. Preventive Medicine 33, 373–380. 

Smith, S. G., Fowler, K. A., & Niolon, P. H. (2014). Intimate partner homicide and corollary victims in 16 states: National Violent Death Reporting System, 2003-2009. American Journal of Public Health, 104(3), 461-466.

Storer, H. L., Lindhorst, T., & Starr, K. (2013). The domestic violence fatality review: Can it mobilize community-level change? Homicide Studies, 17(4), 418-435.

Tiesman, H. M., Gurka, K. K., Konda, S., Coben, J. H., & Amandus, H. E. (2012). Workplace homicides among U.S. women: the role of intimate partner violence. Annals of Epidemiology, 22(4), 277-284.

Walton-Moss, B. J., Manganello, J., Frye, V., & Campbell, J.C. (2005, October). Risk factors for intimate partner violence and associated injury among urban women. Journal of Community Health, 30(5), 377-389. 

Websdale, N. (2010). Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Websdale, N. (2000, February). Lethality Assessment Tools: A critical analysis. Harrisburg, PA: VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Available at 

Websdale, N. (1999). Understanding Domestic Homicide. Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press. 

* See also: Danger Assessment Reference List