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.

Bograd, Michele. (1999). Strengthening domestic violence theories: Intersections of race, class, sexual orientation, and gender. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 25(3), pp. 275-289.

Buiten, D., Finlay, E., & Hancock, R. (2022). Towards an Intersectional Feminist Pedagogy of Gender-based Violence. In A. Day, L. Lee, D. S. P. Thomas, & J. Spickard (Eds.). Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization: Practical Tools for Improving Teaching, Research, and Scholarship. Bristol University Press.

Coker, D. (2016). Domestic violence and social justice: A structural intersectional framework for teaching about domestic violence. Violence Against Women, 22(12), 1426-1437.

El-Moslemany, R., Mellon, L., Tully, L., & McConkey, S. J. (2020). Factors associated with intimate partner violence perpetration and victimization in asylum seeking and refugee populations: a systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1524838020977147.

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.

Fairbairn, J. (2022). The Nature and Necessity of Intersectionality to Feminist Criminological Work on Intimate Partner Violence. In D. M. D. Silva & M. Deflem (Eds.), Diversity in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies (Vol. 27, pp. 135-150): Emerald Publishing Limited.

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.

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.

Mitchell-Clark, K., and A. Autry. (2004). Preventing family violence: Lessons from the community engagement initiative. San Francisco: Family Violence Prevention Fund.

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

Poljski, C. (2011). On her way: Primary prevention of violence against immigrant and refugee women in Australia. Melbourne: Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health. URL: 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.12334

Tayton, 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

Adams, M. E., & Campbell, J. (2012). Being undocumented & intimate partner violence (IPV): Multiple vulnerabilities through the lens of feminist intersectionality.

Almeida, J., Johnson, R. M., McNamara, M., & Gupta, J. (2011). Peer violence perpetration among urban adolescents: Dispelling the myth of the violent immigrant. Journal of interpersonal violence, 26(13), 2658-2680.

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.

Bhardwaj, N., & Miller, J. (2021). Comparative Cross-National Analyses of Domestic Violence: Insights from South Asia. Feminist Criminology, 16(3), 351-365.

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

Broaddus, M. (2020). The Intersectionality of Race, Gender, Poverty, and Intimate Partner Violence. Ind. Health L. Rev., 17, 207.

Buiten, D., & Naidoo, K. (2020). Laying Claim to a Name: Towards a Sociology of “Gender-Based Violence”. South African Review of Sociology, 1-8.

Buzawa, E. S., & Buzawa, C. G. (Eds.). (2017). Global responses to domestic violence. Springer International Publishing.

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.

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.

DeKeseredy, W. S., & Hall-Sanchez, A. (2018). Male violence against women in the Global South: What we know and what we don’t know. In The Palgrave handbook of criminology and the Global South (pp. 883-900). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Gartner, R. (2000). Cross-cultural aspects of interpersonal violence: a review of international empirical evidence. Crime and Violence: Causes and Policy Responses, 4-5.

Geffner, R., White, J.W., Hamberger, L.K., Rosenbaum, A., Vaughan-Eden, V., Vieth, V.I. (Eds.). Handbook of Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Across the Lifespan: A Project of the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan (NPEIV). Springer.
Inclusion and Exclusion: Intersectionality and Gender-Based Violence / Sujata Warrier (pp. 2539-2552)
Intersectionality and Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse: IPV and People with Disabilities / Elizabeth P. Cramer, Sara-Beth Plummer, Avina I. Ross (pp. 2553-2576)
Intersectionality with Respect to Intimate Partner Violence / 1. Intimate Partner Abuse in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Transgender and Two-Spirit (LGBQ/T and TS) Communities / Erin C. Miller, Xavier Quinn, Elizabeth Rosa Santiago (pp. 2577-2597)
Intimate Partner Violence in Tribal Communities: Sovereignty, Self-Determination, and Framing / Caroline LaPorte (pp. 2599-2627)
How Domestic Violence Impacts Immigrant Victims / Grace Huang (pp. 2629-2653)
Intimate Partner Violence Among Latina Survivors: Unique Considerations, Strategies, and Opportunities / Rebecca Rodriguez, Josephine Vasquez Serrata, Rosemarie Lillianne Macias, Rosie Hidalgo, Nancy Nava, Olivia Garcia (pp. 2655-2673)
Gender-Based Violence and Culturally Specific Advocacy in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities / Chic Dabby, Mieko Yoshihama (pp. 2675-2703)
The Intersectionality of Intimate Partner Violence in the Black Community / Johnny Rice II, Carolyn M. West, Karma Cottman, Gretta Gardner (pp. 2705-2733)

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). Battered at home, played down in policy: Migrant women and domestic violence in Australia. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 16(3), 207-213.

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

Gupta, J., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Hemenway, D., Decker, M. R., Raj, A., & Silverman, J. G. (2010). Intimate partner violence perpetration, immigration status, and disparities in a community health center-based sample of men. Public Health Reports, 125(1), 79-87.

Hampton, R., Oliver, W., & Magarian, L. (2003). Domestic violence in the African American community: An analysis of social and structural factors. Violence against women, 9(5), 533-557.

Kalokhe, A., Del Rio, C., Dunkle, K., Stephenson, R., Metheny, N., Paranjape, A., & Sahay, S. (2017). Domestic violence against women in India: A systematic review of a decade of quantitative studies. Global public health, 12(4), 498-513.

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

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.

Mason, G., & Pulvirenti, M. (2013). Former Refugees and Community Resilience: ‘Papering Over’ Domestic Violence. British Journal of Criminology, 53(3), 401-418.

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.

Miedema, S. S., & Fulu, E. (2018). Globalization and theorizing intimate partner violence from the global south. In The Palgrave handbook of criminology and the global south (pp. 867-882). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

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

Nash, S. T. (2005). Through black eyes: African American women’s constructions of their experiences with intimate male partner violence. Violence against women, 11(11), 1420-1440.

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).

Stillman, S. (2007). ‘The missing white girl syndrome’: Disappeared women and media activism. Gender & development, 15(3), 491-502.

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.

Thomas, S. N., Weber, S., & Bradbury-Jones, C. (2020). Using participatory and creative methods to research gender-based violence in the global South and with indigenous communities: findings from a scoping review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1524838020925775.

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.