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Journeys: Resilience and Growth for Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse

Susan L. Miller


This book focuses on the understudied topic of long-term (over five years) survivors of intimate partner violence and abuse (IPV/A) and the resiliency they experience as they negotiate life after (physical) separation from abusive partners. Drawing on participant observation research and semi-structured interviews with women years after relationship termination, the study informs us about their trials and tribulations and the factors facilitating their success on the road to survivorship, which can involve gaining inner strength, personal transformation, and crucial help from individuals and s ... More

Keywords: survivors, resilience, intimate partner violence and abuse, long-term growth, IPV/A policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780520286085
Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520286085.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan L. Miller, author
University of Delaware