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dc.contributor.authorDennison, Susanen_US
dc.contributor.authorThompson, Carleenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T11:20:43Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T11:20:43Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.modified2012-02-10T01:22:29Z
dc.identifier.issn08866708en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1891/0886-6708.26.3.347en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/41823
dc.description.abstractUsing a vignette to depict physical violence by an intimate partner, a 2 (perpetrator gender) X 2 (participant gender) X 2 (frequency) X 2 (intent to cause harm) between subjects factorial design was used to examine under what circumstances individuals perceive: an incident should be illegal, the extent of harm, and appropriate victim and criminal justice responses. There were 868 participants from the Brisbane (Australia) community (48.5% males). The actions of male perpetrators were viewed more seriously and the victims were recommended to seek more forms of assistance when the perpetrator was male. There were few differences in perceptions of violence according to participant gender. The frequency of the violence affected the participant's responses but the intentions of the perpetrator did not. Results are discussed in terms of stereotypes of intimate partner violence (IPV) and the implications for help-seeking behavior by victims.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherSpringer Publishing Companyen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Statesen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom347en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto363en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue3en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalViolence and Victimsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume26en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCriminology not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160299en_US
dc.titleIntimate Partner Violence: The Effect of Gender and Contextual Factors on Community Perceptions of Harm, and Suggested Victim and Criminal Justice Responsesen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Criminology and Criminal Justiceen_US
gro.rights.copyrightSelf-archiving of the author-manuscript version is not yet supported by this journal. Please refer to the journal link for access to the definitive, published version or contact the authors for more information.en_US
gro.date.issued2011
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