Intimate Violence. a Czech Contribution on International Violence Against Women Survey.Publisher: Prague : Karolinum Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (221 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- HV6626 -- .B875 2013eb
|Item type||Current library||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
Cover -- List of Contents -- Foreword -- 1. Sociological Framework of Studying Violence in Intimate Partnership -- Defining "family violence" -- Measuring family violence -- 1.1 Theoretical models of researching family violence -- 1.2 Arising violence in the family: risk and protective factors -- Social and demographic risk factors -- Situational and environmental factors -- 2. Domestic Violence in the Czech Republic: Research and Legislation -- 2.1 First research on domestic violence in the Czech Republic -- Attitudes towards violence between partners -- Partnership violence and men as victims -- 2.2 Czech legislation on domestic violence -- Instruments of criminal law for protection of victims of domestic violence -- Institutes of civil law available for the protection of victims of domestic violence -- Protection of children as witnesses of domestic violence -- 3. International Violence Against Women Survey in the Czech Republic: Project and Main Findings -- 3.1 About the IVAWS project -- Project rationale -- 3.2 IVAWS methodology in the Czech Republic -- Respondent socio-demographic characteristics -- 3.3 Incidence and forms of violence -- 4. Violence Within and Outside Partner Relationship -- 4.1 Profile of violent incident within and outside partner relationship -- Physical injury, exposure life to danger -- Subjective perception of incident -- 4.2 Co-operation with the police -- 5. Specific Character of Violence in Intimate Partnerships -- 5.1 Rise of violence in connection with the characteristics of victims -- Age -- Marital status -- Education, socio-economic status, income -- Nationality -- Size of residence -- Alcohol -- Victims of violence versus violent experience during childhood -- 5.2 Rise of violence in connection with the characteristics of partner.
5.3 Deeper view on rise of violence in intimate partnership based on IVAWS: regression analysis -- Methodology -- Results -- 6. Psychological Abuse in Intimate Violence -- 6.1 Forms of Psychological Abuse by the Previous Partner -- 6.2 Social Background of Psychological Abuse -- Methodological implications -- 6.3 Violence as an interaction between partners -- 7. Help sources for intimate partner violence victims: Focus on the police and specialized agencies -- 7.1 Possible help sources -- The police -- NGOs assisting victims of domestic violence -- 7.2 IVAWS results -- Satisfaction with police work -- Contacting the police and specialized NGOs -- 8. Czech State of Arts in the Comparative Perspective -- 8.1 Prevalence of the victimization -- 8.2 Predictors of intimate violence -- 8.3 Summary: The links between the past and the future -- Literature.
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.