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Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research

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ISSN: 1530-3535

Editor: Sampson Lee Blair
Subject: Sociology and Public Policy (view other series in this subject area)Thomson Reuters Book Citation Index logo. Scopus logo.
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Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR) provides a forum for the very latest in family research; examining family structures, behaviours, and relationships from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary viewpoints.

Published annually, each volume focuses upon a ‘hot topic’ at the leading edge of family research, providing in-depth coverage from expert authors. Previous volumes have covered issues such as economic stress, family relations in the 21st Century, and parent-child relations in later life. Each annual volume recognizes the mainstream of family research topics and provides detailed investigations within those topics. In addition, each annual volume honours the internationalization of family research, and provides perspectives on each topic from a truly cross-cultural point of view.

Researchers, practitioners, and family scholars will find CPFR to be an invaluable addition to their libraries.

Papers published in CPFR are peer-reviewed. For more details about Emerald's approach to Publication Ethics; please refer to the company guidelines.

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Violence and Crime in the Family Patterns, Causes, and Consequences, Volume 9
Edited by Sampson Lee Blair, University at Buffalo, and  Sheila Royo Maxwell, Michigan State University

In virtually all societies, crime is an ever-present problem. Although families are often envisioned as a 'safe haven,' criminologists and family researchers have found the familial context to be at the core of many forms of crime and violence. Family members often find themselves as victims of crime and violence, often perpetrated by yet another family member. The unique nature of family relationships, such as those between children and parents, sometimes lead to intergenerational patterns of violence within families. Understandably, societies often struggle to address crime and violence within families; as such behaviors are often unreported and even concealed. Even beyond the family, crime and criminal behavior can often directly impact familial relationships, such as with the incarceration of a spouse or parent. This multidisciplinary volume of CPFR will address topics such as: child abuse and neglect, spousal violence, incarceration and parenting, community crime and family well-being, family life and delinquency, intrafamily violence, and policy-related issues pertaining to family violence.

Editorial contact details

Series Editor
Sampson Lee Blair
University at Buffalo, NY, USA
[email protected]

Philippa Grand
[email protected]

Editorial Advisory Board

Olufemi Adeniyi Fawole, Universit of Ilorin, Nigeria
Alda Britto da Motta, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Clarence M. Batan, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Eli Buchbinder, University of Haifa, Israel
Yu-Hua Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Teresa M. Cooney, University of Colorado-Denver, USA
Josefina Cuevas Hernández University of Colma, Mexico
Giovanna Gianesini, University of Bologna, Italy
Cardell K. Jacobson, Brigham Young University, USA
Patricia Neff Claster, Edinboro University, USA
Josip Obradović, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Rosalina Pisco Costa, University of Évora, Portugal
Matthias Pollman-Schult, Social Science Research Center Berlin, Germany
Ria Smit, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Helen M. Stallman, University of South Australia, Australia
Fleur Thomése, VU University, The Netherlands

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