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Everyday Terrorism: How Fear Works In Domestic Abuse

September 3, 2012

Scottish Women’s Aid:
New research examines the similarities between domestic abuse and terrorism. “Everyday Terrorism: How Fear Works in Domestic Abuse“, was carried out by Professor Rachel Pain of Durham University’s Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, in conjunction with Scottish Women’s Aid. The study, conducted with women and men in Scotland who had left abusive relationships, focuses on the fear which domestic abuse instils in the victim, and examines the conditioning which prevents many from feeling able to leave abusive relationships.
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