Introduction: The Necessity of Appropriate Service-Response to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

in Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Patricia Easteal and Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck (eds), Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Improving Services and Support for Survivors of Rape and Abuse (2013, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London)

Posted: 4 Nov 2013

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Louise McOrmond-Plummer

Independent

Patricia L. Easteal

University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice

Jennifer Levy-Peck

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

This chapter defines IPSV – intimate partner sexual violence, seeing how consent may be negated and the different forms of IPSV. We also examine the following: prevalence, risk factors and impacts,. The chapter looks at the lack of understanding about IPSV in the community, the need for the book and the content of the remaining chapters.

Keywords: IPSV, Partner Rape, Book Overview

JEL Classification: K42, I10

Suggested Citation

McOrmond-Plummer, Louise and Easteal, Patricia L. and Levy-Peck, Jennifer, Introduction: The Necessity of Appropriate Service-Response to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence (2013). in Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Patricia Easteal and Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck (eds), Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Improving Services and Support for Survivors of Rape and Abuse (2013, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2349466

Louise McOrmond-Plummer

Independent ( email )

No Address Available

Patricia L. Easteal (Contact Author)

University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice ( email )

Australia

Jennifer Levy-Peck

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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