Intimate Femicide: The Role of Coercive Control

  title={Intimate Femicide: The Role of Coercive Control},
  author={Holly Johnson and L. Eriksson and P. Mazerolle and R. Wortley},
  journal={Feminist Criminology},
  pages={23 - 3}
  • Holly Johnson, L. Eriksson, +1 author R. Wortley
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • Feminist Criminology
  • Severe and escalating violence is cited as a precursor to intimate partner homicide and figures prominently in risk assessments and domestic violence death reviews. Drawing on interviews from the Australian Homicide Project with a sample of men convicted of killing intimate partners, we examine the backgrounds of perpetrators and the contexts in which the killings occurred and find that fully half report no physical or sexual assaults against their partners in the year prior to the homicide… CONTINUE READING
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