Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2021

326 Pages


ISBN: 9780190071783

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Women, Intimate Partner Violence, and the Law

Heather Douglas

Interpersonal Violence

  • Draws on interviews with individual women over a three-year period to better understand their engagement with the legal system after leaving violence
  • Reports on the ways the legal system abuses women who are survivors of violence
  • Highlights how violent men use legal processes to perpetuate the entrapment of women

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