Gender as a factor in the response of the law-enforcement system to violence against partners

  title={Gender as a factor in the response of the law-enforcement system to violence against partners},
  author={Grant A. Brown},
  journal={Sexuality and Culture},
A great deal of sociological evidence has been collected in the past three decades on the prevalence of abuse among adult heterosexual partners in domestic relationships of some degree, of permanence. Partly as a result, of this information, partner abuse has been identified as an important social ill that must be addressed aggressively through public-awareness campaigns, the funding of a broad range of support services, and the re-training of law-enforcement authorities—including police… 
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