Books, reports and other items
Here are some of the books, reports, and other resources added to the NZFVC library this month. Use the "read more" links to go to the NZFVC Library to read the full summary and request or download the item. Please contact us if any links are broken.
Child sexual abuse and subsequent offending and victimisation: a 45 year follow-up study by Ogloff, James R.P ; Cutajar, Margaret C ; Mann, Emily ; Mullen, Paul E.
Trends and issues in crime and criminal justice, no. 440, June 2012
Canberra, A.C.T.: Australian Institute of Criminology, 2012.
Summary: This study investigated whether a disproportionate number of child sexual abuse (CSA) victims subsequently perpetrate offences and experience future victimisation compared with people who have not been sexually abused...Read more
From our perspective: exploring the strength and resilience of families that include a parent with a disability
by Raffensperger, Marilyn K ; Morton, Missy ; Gage, Jeffrey ; Caldwell, Frances ; Penfoold-Green, Carol ; Raffensperger, Rebecca ; Fulop, Kata.
Report, May 2012, no.7/12.
Wellington, N.Z.: Families Commission, 2012.
Summary: This report examines the strength and resilience of families that include a parent with a disability. The purpose of this exploration is to learn how to tailor research and practice to better meet...Read more
Girls 101: psychosocial and clinical characteristics of girls (10-17 years) with harmful sexual behaviours in New Zealand. A dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Psychology at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand, 2011.
by Weedon, Victoria.
Summary: "This research aims to understand the New Zealand "landscape fit" wih the psychosocial and clinical characteristics of this population identified in international studies, and the subsequent call for gender-responsive treatment pathways...Read more
Inquiry into the identification, rehabilitation, and care and protection of child offenders; report of the Social Services Committee
Wellington, N.Z.: House of Representatives, 2012.
Summary: The Parliamentary Social Services Committee has released a new report on the identification, rehabilitation, and care and protection of child offenders. The Committee considered the way child offenders are dealt with by the justice system... Read more
Leaving violence behind [videorecording] : women's stories. DVD
Wellingotn, N.Z.: Taskforce for Action on Violence Within Families, 2010.
Summary: One of the DVDs in the Leaving violence behind series...Read more
Measurement of family violence at a population level: What might be needed to develop reliable and valid family violence indicators?
by Gulliver, Pauline ; Fanslow, Janet L.
Issues Paper 2, June 2012.
Auckland, N.Z.: New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse, 2012.
Summary: This Issues Paper reviews some of the available sources of data on family violence, assesses strengths and limitations of these data sources for measuring trends in family violence, and seeks to assist the reader to develop an understanding of the issues... Read more
More than ready: bystander action to prevent violence against women in the Victorian community. Research report
by Powell, Anastasia.
Carlton, Vic.: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, 2012.
Summary: "The VicHealth Bystander Research Project is the first of its kind in Australia. To date, the project has included an evidence review to identify research gaps in the field (see below), followed by a state-wide survey to examine readiness for bystander action...Read more
The partnerships analysis tool: a resource for establishing, developing and maintaining partnerships for health promotion
Melbourne, Vic.: VicHealth, 2011 .
Summary: This document provides tools for assessing the purpose of a health promotion partnership, mapping partnerships and a checklist for providing feedback...
Preventing violence against women: a framework for action
by VicHealth. Melbourne, Vic.: VicHealth, 2009 .
Summary: This two page document is a companion document to Preventing violence before it occurs, published by VicHealth in 2007... Read more
Preventing violence before it occurs: a framework and background paper to guide the primary prevention of violence against women in Victoria
Melbourne, Vic.: VicHealth, 2007.
Summary: This report, commissioned by the Victorian Government in 2006, was designed to review international evidence regarding the factors causing violence against women and models of good practice designed...
Restorative justice and violence against women
by Ptacek, James.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
This book examines new justice practices for victims that are being used in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. These informal, dialogue-based practices, referred to as "restorative justice, seek to decrease...
Review of bystander approaches in support of preventing violence against women
by Powell, Anastasia.
Carlton, Vic.: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, 2011.
Summary: This review focuses on bystander action in relation to preventing violence against women. It outlines the theories relating to bystander behaviour and examines a range of programs that are designed to increase prosocial bystander action... Read more
They didn't see it. They were sleeping: the voices of children who live with family violence as heard by KIDshine
by Mittal, Prachi ; Carrington, Holly.
Auckland, N.Z.: Shine, 2012.
Summary: This report is a snapshot of children's voices heard by KIDshine Advocates. It is hoped that this report will help others to hear and understand children...
Understanding the impact of the Family Violence
Interagency Response System (FVIARS) on Women's Refuge clients: an exploratory study
by Kaitiaki Research and Evaluation Ltd.
Wellington, N.Z.: National Collective of Women's Refuges, 2012.
Summary: The National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges have released new research into the impact of the Family Violence Interagency Response System (FVIARS) on Women's Refuge clients. The research is based on focus groups with Women's Refuge clients and interviews with Women's Refuge staff in 2006 and 2011...
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collection, but may be obtained through your local library.
"...He's just swapped his fists for the system": the governance of gender through custody law
by Elizabeth, Vivienne ; Gavey, Nicola ; Tolmie, Julia.
Gender and Society, 2012, 26(2): 239-260.
Summary: The authors investigate the state's role in the reproduction of relations of male dominance between separated parents through custody law, through interviews with 21 women in New Zealand. Read abstract
Infant mental health and child protection
by Guy, Denise.
Best Practice, October 2011, 39: 4-9.
Summary: "This is the third article in a series on vulnerable children and young people in New Zealand...Read more