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Using Victims' Voices to Prevent Violence Against Women: A Critique

Duggan, Marian (2012) Using Victims' Voices to Prevent Violence Against Women: A Critique. British Journal of Community Justice, 10 (2). pp. 25-37. ISSN 1475-0279. (KAR id:41961)

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Abstract

Several changes to the UK criminal justice system have led to an

mainly on offenders. Victim-focused policies have advanced from homogenising

and wants, while also seeking to reduce or prevent future victimisation. However,

the creation of a victim in the first place. This paper considers this contradiction in

Violence Disclosure Scheme and plans to criminalise stalking behaviours rely upon

‘preventative’ proposals are in fact responsive and problematic as their

rather than effectively preventing abuse, victims’ voices are instead being used to

alone are unable to prevent violence against women and that more engagement

needs to occur outside of the criminal justice arena.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: victimisation, harm, justice, gender, policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Marian Duggan
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2014 11:48 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 12:49 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/41961 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Duggan, Marian: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8153-7218
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