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Identifying the differences between generalist and specialist family violence perpetrators: risk factors and perpetrator characteristics

@inproceedings{Coghlan2017IdentifyingTD,
  title={Identifying the differences between generalist and specialist family violence perpetrators: risk factors and perpetrator characteristics},
  author={Sarah Coghlan and Melanie Millsteed},
  year={2017}
}
  • Sarah Coghlan, Melanie Millsteed
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Some previous approaches to family violence offenders have assumed that these offenders exclusively commit violent offences against partners or family members and do not commit other types of crime. This is known as ‘specialisation’ in offending. A substantial amount of research has been conducted examining specialisation in criminal offending, but fewer studies have focused on specialisation in family violence, particularly in the Australian context. This study examines the recorded family… CONTINUE READING
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