Researching parent abuse : a critical review of the methods

Holt, Amanda (2012) Researching parent abuse : a critical review of the methods. Social Policy and Society, 11 (2). pp. 289-298. ISSN 1475-3073

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‘Parent abuse’ is the most under-researched form of family abuse and the research that exists is characterised by diverse and discrete methodological approaches which have produced somewhat inconsistent findings. This critical review examines these different research approaches and discusses the methodological challenges which they present. The review concludes by suggesting how research might develop to produce a more coherent and contextual methodology which does justice to the complexities of the topic.

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Journal Article
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Social Policy and Society
Additional Information: The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Social Policy and Society, 11 (2), pp 289-298 2012, © 2012 Cambridge University Press.
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?? parent abusemethodology violence families young peoplesociology and political sciencepolitical science and international relations ??
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