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International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

Comparing Female Victims of Separation/Divorce Assault across Geographical Regions

Abstract

Recent analyses of National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data show that male-to-female separation/divorce assault varies across geographic regions in the United States, with rural rates of such woman abuse being higher than those for suburban and urban areas. Using the same data set, the main objective of this paper is to present the results of an investigation into whether characteristics of female victims of separation/divorce assault also differ across urban, suburban, and rural communities.
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Pages:65 to 81
Section: Articles

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Author Biographies

University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada Queensland University of Technology, Australia
United States United States

Professor,Faculty of Criminology, Justice and Policy Studies, UOIT

Adjunct Professor, School of Justice, QUT

University of Colorado Denver
United States United States

Associate Professor,

School of Public Affairs

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ISSN 2202-8005