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Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz


This book provides scholars, students, practitioners, and policy makers with a comprehensive review of the most up-to-date social scientific literature on lethal and nonlethal forms of male-to-female violence during and after separation and divorce. Special attention is devoted to reviewing theoretical perspectives on the topic and the ways in which various technologies are used by men to hurt the women who want to leave them, have begun to emotionally separate, are trying to leave them, in the process of leaving them, or who have left them. This book also provides solutions that cover a broad ... More

Keywords: divorce, separation, violence, homicide, assault, gender

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780520285743
Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520285743.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Walter S. DeKeseredy, author
West Virginia University

Molly Dragiewicz, author
Queensland University of Technology

Martin D. Schwartz, author
George Washington University