Implacably hostile or appropriately protective? Women managing child contact in the context of domestic violence.

@article{Harrison2008ImplacablyHO,
  title={Implacably hostile or appropriately protective? Women managing child contact in the context of domestic violence.},
  author={Christine Harrison},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={381-405}
}
The United Kingdom has seen conflicting developments in safeguarding women's and children's safety when there has been domestic violence. Although criminal justice responses have improved, child contact arrangements following parental separation remain dominated by pro-contact models that fail to take full account of the impact of domestic violence. Drawing on qualitative research in U.K. child contact (visitation) centers, this article presents women's perspectives to demonstrate how family… CONTINUE READING

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