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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 resource kit: stop sexual abuse. It's time to talk about it [CD-ROM] / compiled by Rachel Harrison and Joy Arthur. - Thames :
CAPS Hauraki, 2012. 1 CD-Rom
Summary: The CD-ROM contains the 11 page "Resource kit for workers receiving calls about child sexual abuse", a three page index to the Appendices and Resources contained in five electronic folders...Read more
Copies available from CAPS Hauraki.
Incorporating the voice of experience : family violence - service user involvement guide / Lisa Close and Kirsty Peel. - Wellington : Ministry of Social Development, 2012. Guide, 26 p.
Summary: "This guide is intended primarily for people in government and non-government agencies who directly or indirectly provide services for those who experience violence within their families... Read more
Copies of this guide are available from the Clearinghouse
Lightning does strike twice: preventing sexual revictimisation / Ministry of Women's Affairs. - Wellington : Ministry of Women's Affairs, 2012.
Report, 73 p.
Summary: Key findings include that sexual revictimisation is common; sexual revictimisation often co-occurs with other forms of violence; the cumulative impacts of sexual and multiple victimisation are profound; co-occurring risk factors work together to increase vulnerability... Read more
The white paper for vulnerable children: Volumes I & II. - Wellington : New Zealand Government, 2012.
32 p. & 190 p.
The White Paper was released on 11 October 2012.
Volume I sets out the actions the Government will take to get better outcomes for our most at-risk children...
Children's action plan: identifying, supporting and protecting vulnerable children. - Wellington : New Zealand Government, 2012. Action plan, 16 p.
Summary: This action plan sets out the actions and timeframes for the implementation of the White Paper...
Addressing 'the ultimate insult': responding to women experiencing intimate partner sexual violence / Jill Duncan and Deborah Western. - Sydney : Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse, 2011. Stakeholder paper 10, 16 p.
Summary: Research and literature indicate that significant numbers of women experience intimate partner sexual violence... Read more
Community mobilization: preventing partner violence by changing social norms
/ prepared by Lori Michau - UN Women in cooperation with ESCAP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO. Expert paper prepared for Expert Group Meeting Prevention of violence against women and girls, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 - 20 September 2012. 16 p.
Summary: The growing recognition of the far-reaching negative consequences of violence against women is spurring the development of diverse frameworks, models and strategies in primary prevention... Read more
European report on preventing elder maltreatment / edited by Dinesh Sethi et al. - Rome : World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, 2011.
Report, 100 p.
Summary: Elder maltreatment is pervasive in all countries in the WHO European Region, and estimates suggest that at least 4 million people in the Region experience elder maltreatment in any one year... Read more
Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ: annotated bibliography
National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 2012. 16 p.Summary
: The articles, reports, and films listed in the bibliography explore sexual violence against individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) from a variety of angles...Read more
Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ: research brief. -
National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 2012. 12 p.
Summary: This research brief identifies publications which examine sexual violence - in the form of hate or bias-motivated crimes, intimate partner violence, childhood sexual abuse, and adult sexual assault - against victims who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ)... Read more
What works to prevent partner violence: an evidence overview / Lori L. Heise. - London : Strive, 2011.
Report, 126 p.
Summary: The author reviews the empirical evidence of what works in low- and middle-income countries to prevent violence against women by their husbands and other male partners... Read more
Use the links to read the article abstract or the full article if
available. These articles are not held in the NZFVC Library
collection, but may be obtained through your local library.
The civic origins of progressive policy change: combating violence against women in global perspective, 1975-2005 / Mala Htun and S. Laurel Weldon.
American Political Science Review, 2012, 106(3): 548 - 569.
Summary: A study of 70 countries over four decades has found that the presence of autonomous feminist social movements in civil society is the most significant factor affecting whether progressive policies on violence against women are implemented...Read more
Gendered dynamics in Family Court counselling / Vivienne Elizabeth, Nicola Gavey and Julia Tolmie.
New Zealand Journal of Counselling, 2011, 31(2), 1-20.
Summary: "This article examines Family Court counselling by drawing on accounts provided by 21 women who participated in a wide-ranging study about women's experiences of difficulties with negotiating care and contact arrangements for their children through New Zealand's family law system." (from the abstract)
The gendered dynamics of power in disputes over the post-separation care of children / Vivienne Elizabeth, Nicola Gavey and Julia Tolmie.
Violence against Women, 2012, 18(4), 459-481.
Summary: Interviews with separated mothers in dispute over contact arrangements reveal that there are significant continuities in the gender power dynamics they experience...Read abstract
Imposing gender neutral standards on a gendered world: parenting arrangements in family law post-separation / Julie Tolmie, Vivienne Elizabeth, Nicola Gavey.
Canterbury Law Review, 2010, 16(2), 302-330.
Summary: Twenty-one women who had disputes over care arrangements with the fathers of their children and were involved in New Zealand family law processes...Read abstract