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Romantic Terrorism: An Auto-Ethnography of Domestic Violence, Victimization and Survival

Romantic Terrorism: An Auto-Ethnography of Domestic Violence, Victimization and Survival

Author: Sharon Hayes and Samantha Jeffries
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Romantic Terrorism offers an innovative methodology in exploring the ways in which domestic violence offenders terrorise their victims. Its focus on the insidious use of tactics of coercive control by abusers opens up much-needed discussion on the damage caused to victims by emotional and psychological abuse.

Author description

Sharon Hayes is an Associate Professor in the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Her previous publications include Sex, Love and Abuse: Discourses on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (2014) and The Politics of Sex Trafficking: A Moral Geography (2013).


Samantha Jeffries is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Australia. Her research interests lie in domestic violence, sentencing, courts, and Indigeneity and the criminal justice system, which she has published in journals such as the British Journal Of Criminology, the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology and the Journal of Sociology.

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Romantic Terrorism 2. Tools and Tactics 3. The Making of a 'Victim' 4. Recovering from Romantic Terrorism

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General Fields

  • : 9781349500253
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : Palgrave Pivot
  • : January 2014
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sharon Hayes and Samantha Jeffries
  • : Paperback
  • : 1st ed. 2015
  • : 362.8292
  • : 112
  • : VI, 112 p.