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dc.contributor.authorCross, C
dc.contributor.authorDragiewicz, M
dc.contributor.authorRichards, K
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-23T00:23:56Z
dc.date.available2019-10-23T00:23:56Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn0007-0955
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/bjc/azy005
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/388623
dc.description.abstractRomance fraud affects thousands of victims globally, yet few scholars have studied it. The dynamics of relationships between victims and offenders are not well understood, and the effects are rarely discussed. This article adapts the concept of psychological abuse from studies of domestic violence to better understand romance fraud. Using interviews with 21 Australian romance fraud victims, we show how offenders use non-violent tactics to ensure compliance with ongoing demands for money. This article identifies similarities and differences between domestic violence and romance fraud. We argue that thinking through domestic violence and romance fraud together offerspotential benefits to both bodies of research.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherOxford University Press
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1303
dc.relation.ispartofpageto1322
dc.relation.ispartofissue6
dc.relation.ispartofjournalBritish Journal of Criminology
dc.relation.ispartofvolume58
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCriminology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLaw
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1602
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1801
dc.subject.keywordsSocial Sciences
dc.subject.keywordsCriminology & Penology
dc.subject.keywordsromance fraud
dc.subject.keywordsdomestic violence
dc.subject.keywordspsychological abuse
dc.titleUnderstanding Romance Fraud: Insights From Domestic Violence Research
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationCross, C; Dragiewicz, M; Richards, K, Understanding Romance Fraud: Insights From Domestic Violence Research, British Journal of Criminology, 2018, 58 (6), pp. 1303-1322
dc.date.updated2019-10-23T00:22:29Z
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorDragiewicz, Molly A.


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