Researching violence : essays on methodology and measurement /

Violence is a research topic that is fraught with difficulties. A notoriously sensitive subject, and one that is presumed to be largely hidden, researchers have long struggled with the question of how to measure its impact and how to explore its incidence.

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Other Authors: Lee, Raymond M., 1946-, Stanko, Elizabeth Anne, 1950-
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : methodological reflections / Elizabeth A. Stanko and Raymond M. Lee
  • Researching violence in the past : quantifiable and qualitative evidence / John E. Archer
  • Putting the Conflict Tactics Scale in context in violence from parent to child / Susan Creighton [and others]
  • Researching homicide : methodological issues in the exploration of lethal violence / Ruth Lewis [and others]
  • Tracking the pathways to violence in prison / Kimmett Edgar, Ian O'Donnell and Carol Martin
  • Dilemmas of control : methodological implications and reflections of foregrounding children's perspectives on violence / Christine Barter and Emma Renold
  • Safety talk, violence and laughter : methodological reflections on focus groups in violence research / Leslie J. Moran [and others]
  • Researching violence : power, social relations and the virtues of the experimental method / Mark Levine
  • The rising tide of female violence? Researching girls' own understandings and experiences of violent behaviour / E. Kay M. Tisdall
  • Fear of reprisal : researching intra-communal violence in Northern Ireland and South Africa / Colin Knox and Rachel Monaghan
  • Veiling violence : the impacts of professional and personal identities on the disclosure of work-related violence / Maria O'Beirne [and others]
  • Researching domestic violence in a maternity setting : problems and pitfalls / Loraine Bacchus, Gill Mezey and Susan Bewley
  • Racist violence from a probation service perspective : now you see it, now you don't / Larry Ray, David Smith and Liz Wastell.