01. Violence against women in immigrant, refugee, and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities (NEW)

Key and recent overviews

Armstrong, E. A., Gleckman-Krut, M., & Johnson, L. (2018). Silence, Power, and Inequality: An Intersectional Approach to Sexual Violence. Annual Review of Sociology, 44, 99-122.

El-Murr, Alissar (2018). Intimate Partner Violence in Australian Refugee Communities: Scoping review of issues and service responses. CFCA Paper No. 50. Melbourne: Australian institute of Family Studies.

Fontes, L. and McCloskey, K. (2011). Cultural issues in violence against women. In C.M. Renzetti, J.L. Edleson and R.K. Bergen (eds) Sourcebook on Violence Against Women, 2nd edn, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA.Mitchell-Clark, K., and A. Autry. (2004). Preventing family violence: Lessons from the community engagement initiative. San Francisco: Family Violence Prevention Fund.

Poljski, C. (2011). On her way: Primary prevention of violence against immigrant and refugee women in Australia. Retrieved from: http://www.mcwh.com.au/downloads/publications/On_Her_Way_2011.pdf

Shaw, J. & Lee, H. (2019). Race and the criminal justice system response to sexual assault: A systematic review. American Journal of Community Psychology, 64(1-2), 256-278. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12334Tayton, S., Kaspiew, R., Moore, S., and Campo, M. (2014) Groups and communities at risk of domestic violence and family violence: a review and evaluation of domestic and family prevention and early intervention services focusing on at-risk groups and communities. Australian Institute of Family Studies.


Further works

Anthias, F. (2014) The intersections of class, gender, sexuality and “race”: the political economy of gendered violence. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society. 27: 153-171.

Bonar, Maria, and Debra Roberts. (2006). A review of literature relating to family and domestic violence in culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Australia. Perth, Government of Western Australia

Bradford, Michelle. (2007). Attitudes to domestic and family violence: insights from Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse. Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research Newsletter, v. 5 no. 4 Jun: 6-10

Conwill, W. L. (2010). Domestic violence among the Black poor: Intersectionality and social justice. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 32(1), 31-45.

Creek, S. J., & Dunn, J. L. (2011). Rethinking gender and violence: Agency, heterogeneity, and intersectionality. Sociology Compass, 5(5), 311-322.

Cussen, T., & Bryant, W. (2015). Domestic/family homicide in Australia Research in Practice:  No. 38 May 2015. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology.

Dasgupta, S. D. (2005). Women’s Realities: Defining Violence against Women by Immigration, Race, and Class. In N. J. Sokoloff & C. Pratt (Eds.), Domestic violence at the margins: Readings on race, class, gender, and culture. (pp. 56-70). Piscataway, NJ US: Rutgers University Press.

Ghafournia, N. (2015, December). Domestic violence among immigrant and refugee women in Australia: The review of the literature. Paper presented at the Australian Stop Domestic Violence Conference, Canberra, ACT.

Ghafournia, Nafiseh. (2011). Culture, domestic violence and intersectionality. International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies, 11(2), pp. 23-32.

Ghafournia, Nafiseh. (2019). Pushing back against stereoypes: Muslim Immigrant women’s experiences of domestic violence. In Baines, D., Bennett, B., Goodwin, S.,  & Rawsthorne, M. (eds.) Working Across Difference: Social Work, Social Policy and Social Justice. Red Glow Press.

Gómez, J. M., & Gobin, R. L. (2020). Black Women and Girls & #MeToo: Rape, Cultural Betrayal, & Healing. Sex Roles, 82(1), 1-12. doi:10.1007/s11199-019-01040-0

Kaufman, Joanne M. (2005). Explaining the Race/Ethnicity-Violence Relationship: Neighborhood Context and Social Psychological Processes. Justice Quarterly, June, Vol. 22, Iss. 2; pg. 224, 28 pgs

Kelly, U. A. (2011). Theories of intimate partner violence: From blaming the victim to acting against injustice: Intersectionality as an analytic framework. Advances in Nursing Science, 34(3), E29-E51.

Koo K.H, Stephens K.A, Lindgren K.P, George W.H. (2011). Misogyny, Acculturation, and Ethnic Identity: Relation to Rape-Supportive Attitudes in Asian American College Men. Arch. Sex. Behav; ePub, 2011..

Maher, J.M., & Segrave, M. (2018). Family violence risk, migration status and “vulnerability”: Hearing the voices of immigrant women. Journal of Gender-Based Violence, 2(3), 503-518.

McGlynn, J.A. (2015). Attitudes and beliefs about sexual violence held by professional Aboriginal women in Perth, Western Australia. (Unpublished doctoral thesis). School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth W.A.

Miller, A. K. (2019). “Should Have Known Better Than to Fraternize with a Black Man”: Structural Racism Intersects Rape Culture to Intensify Attributions of Acquaintance Rape Victim Culpability. Sex Roles, 81(7), 428-438. 10.1007/s11199-019-1003-3

Nixon, J., & Humphreys, C. (2010). Marshalling the evidence: Using intersectionality in the domestic violence frame. Social Politics, 17(2), 137-158.

Rahmanipour, S., Kumar, S., & Simon-Kumar, R. (2019). Underreporting Sexual Violence among ‘Ethnic’ Migrant Women: Perspectives from Aotearoa/New Zealand. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 21(7), 837-852. 10.1080/13691058.2018.1519120

Shalhoub-Kervorkian N, Daher-Nashif S. (2013). Femicide and colonization: between the politics of exclusion and the culture of control. Violence Against Women; 19:295–315.

Sokoloff, N. J. (2008). Expanding the intersectional paradigm to better understand domestic violence in immigrant communities. Critical Criminology, 16(4), 229.

Sokoloff, N. J. (2008). The intersectional paradigm and alternative visions to stopping domestic violence: What poor women, women of color, and immigrant women are teaching us about violence in the family. International Journal of Sociology of the Family, 153-185.

Sokoloff, N. J., and I. Dupont. (eds.). (2005). Domestic Violence at the Margins: Readings in race, class, gender, and culture. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Sokoloff, N.J. (2004). Domestic Violence at the Crossroads: Violence Against Poor Women and Women of Color. Women’s Studies Quarterly, 32(3/4): 139.

Sokoloff, Natalie J., and Ida Dupont. (2005). Domestic violence at the intersections of race, class, and gender: Challenges and contributions to understanding violence against marginalized women in diverse communities. Violence Against Women, 11(1).

Strid, S., Walby, S., & Armstrong, J. (2013). Intersectionality and multiple inequalities: Visibility in British policy on violence against women. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, 20(4), 558-581.

Undie CC. (2013). Toward a research agenda on gendered violence in sub-Saharan Africa. Ethn Health; 18:449–453.

Watson, N. (2011). The Northern Territory emergency response - has it really improved the lives of Aboriginal women and children? Australian Feminist Law Journal, vol. 35, pp. 147-163.

Webster, K., Vaughan, C., Yasmin, R., Diemer, K., Honey, N., Mickle, J., . . . Powell, A. (2019). Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women and Gender Equality Among People from Non-English speaking Countries: Findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS). Melbourne.