Rural Versus Urban Victims of Violence: The Interplay of Race and Region

  title={Rural Versus Urban Victims of Violence: The Interplay of Race and Region},
  author={Susan F. Grossman and Sarah B Hinkley and Annie Kawalski and Carolyn Margrave},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
This paper examines individuals who were victims of domestic violence in Illinois between 1990 and 1995, comparing the traits and service needs of those who received assistance in an urban county over the 5-year period with those who were served by domestic violence programs in rural areas. Analysis focuses on the demographic characteristics of clients in each region, their relationship to the abuser, type of abuse, referral source, and need for both concrete and supportive services. In… CONTINUE READING
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