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Addendum 4: Women Who Use Violence Against Partners; and Women in Prison and Domestic Violence

Bell, M., and Goodman, L. (2001). Supporting Battered Women Involved with the Court System: An Evaluation of a Law School-Based Advocacy Intervention. Violence Against Women, 7(12), 1377-1404.

Browne, Angela (1990). When Women Kill. New York: Free Press.

Dasgupta, Shamita Das (2003). A Framework for Understanding Women’s Use of Nonlethal Violence in Intimate Heterosexual Relationships. Violence Against Women, 8(11), 1364-1389.

Dasgupta, Shamita Das (1999). Just Like Men? A Critical View of Violence by Women. In Melanie Shepard and Ellen Pence, Eds., Coordinating Community Response to Domestic Violence: Lessons from Duluth and Beyond. (pp. 195-222). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Dutton, M. (1993). Understanding Women’s Response to Domestic Violence: A Redefinition of Battered Woman Syndrome. Hofstra Law Review, 21, 1191-1242.

Ewing, C. (1987). Battered Women Who Kill. Lexington, MA: Lexington.

Ferraro, Kathleen (2003). The Words Change, But the Melody Lingers: The Persistence of the Battered Woman Syndrome in Criminal Cases Involving Battered Women. Violence Against Women, 9(1): 110-129.

Gilbert, Paula R. (2002). Discourses of Female Violence and Societal Gender Stereotypes. Violence Against Women, 18(11), 1271-.

Hamburger, L., and Guse, C. (2002). Men’s and Women’s Use of Intimate Partner Violence in Clinical Samples. Violence Against Women, 8(11), 1301-1331.

Henning, K., Jones, A., and Holdford, R. (2003). Treatment Needs of Women Arrested for Domestic Violence: A Comparison with Male Offenders. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 18(8), 839-856.

Hirsch, Amy (2001). “The World Was Never a Safe Place for Them”: Abuse, Welfare Reform, and Women with Drug Convictions. Violence Against Women, 7(2), 159-175.

Hirschel, David, and Buzawa, Eve. (2002). Understanding the Context of Dual Arrest with Directions for Future Research. Violence Against Women, 8(12), 1449-1473.

Kimmel, Michael. (2002). “Gender Symmetry” in Domestic Violence: A Substantive and Methodological Research Review. Violence Against Women, 8(11), 1332-1363.

Leonard, Elizabeth Dermody (2002). Convicted Survivors: The Imprisonment of Battered Women Who Kill.  Albany: S.U.N.Y.

Logan, Maura (2004). Imprisonment for Domestic Violence. Family Law, 10: 747-749.

Loy, Ellyn, Louise Machen, Michele Beaulieu, Geoffrey Greif (2005). Common Themes in Clinical Work with Women Who Are Domestically Violent. American Journal of Family Therapy, 33(1): 33-44.

Maguigan, H. (1991). Battered Women and Self-Defense: Myths and Misconceptions in Current Reform Proposals. University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 40, 379-486.

McMahon, M. and E. Pence. (2003).  Making Social Change: Reflections on Individual and Institutional Advocacy with Women Arrested for Domestic Violence. Violence Against Women, 9(1): 47-74.

Melton, H., and Belknap, J. (2003). He Hits, She Hits: Assessing Gender Differences and Similarities in Officially Reported Intimate Partner Violence. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 30(3), 328-348.

Messing, J. and J. Heeren (2004). Another Side of Multiple Murder: Women Killers in the Domestic Context. Homicide Studies, 8(2): 123-158.

Miller, S. (2001). The Paradox of Women Arrested for Domestic Violence: Criminal Justice Professionals and Service Providers Respond. Violence Against Women, 7(12), 1339-1376.

Nichols, L., and Feltey, K. (2003). “The Woman Is Not Always the Bade Guy”: Dominant Discourse and Resistance in the Lives of Battered Women. Violence Against Women, 9(7), 784-806.

Osthoff, Sue (2002). “But, Gertrude, I Beg to Differ, A Hit Is Not a Hit Is Not a Hit”: When Battered Women Are Arrested for Assaulting Their Partners. Violence Against Women, 8(12), 1521-1544.

Osthoff, Sue (2001). When Victims Become Defendants: Battered Women Charged with Crimes. In C. Renzetti and L. Goodstein, eds., Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice (pp. 232-242). Los Angeles: Roxbury.

Perilla, Julia, Frndak, Kim, Lilliard, Debbie, and East, Cynthia (2003). A Working Analysis of Women’s Use of Violence in the Context of Learning, Opportunity, and Choice. Violence Against Women, 9(1), 10-46.

Richie, Beth E. (1996). Compelled to Crime: Gender Entrapment of Battered Black Women. New York: Routledge.

Saunders, Daniel (2002). Are Physical Assaults by Wives and Girlfriends a Major Social Problem? A Review of the Literature. Violence Against Women, 8(12), 1424-1448.

Swan, S. and D. Snow (2003). Behavioral and Psychological Differences among Women Who Use Violence in Intimate Relationships.  Violence Against Women, 9(1): 75-109.

Tjaden, P., and Thoennes, N. (2000). Prevalence and Consequences of Male-to-Female and Female-to-Male Intimate Partner Violence as Measured by the National Violence Against Women Survey. Violence Against Women, 6(2).

Websdale, Neil (2005). Nashville: Domestic Violence and Incarcerated Women in Poor Black Neighborhoods. In Natalie J. Sokoloff (Ed.) (with Christina Pratt), Domestic Violence at the Margins: Readings in Race, Class, Gender & Culture (pp. 142-156). Piscataway, N.J.: Rutgers University.

Worcester, N. (2002). Women’s Use of Force: Complexities and Challenges of Taking the Issue Seriously. Violence Against Women, 8(11), 1390-1415.



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