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Abusive EndingsSeparation and Divorce Violence against Women$
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Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780520285743

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520285743.001.0001

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The Extent and Distribution of Separation/Divorce Assault

The Extent and Distribution of Separation/Divorce Assault

(p.29) Chapter Two The Extent and Distribution of Separation/Divorce Assault
Abusive Endings

Walter S. Dekeseredy

Molly Dragiewicz

Martin D. Schwartz

University of California Press

How many women are victimized by lethal and nonlethal physical and sexual separation or divorce assault? What are the key risk factors associated with these harms? This chapter seeks to answer these questions, drawing from feminist and other sociological perspectives on violence against women.

Keywords:   femicide, physical assault, sexual assault, feminism, sociology

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