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NCJ Number: 229146 Find in a Library
Title: Domestic-Related Homicide: Keynote Papers from the 2008 International Conference on Homicide
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Date Published: 2009
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
Publication Number: ISBN 978 1 921532 42 9
Sale Source: Australian Institute of Criminology
GPO Box 2944
Canberra ACT, 2601,
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This report examines domestic-related homicides.
Abstract: In December 2008, the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) held an international conference on homicide with a focus on domestic-related homicide. Undertaken as part of a project funded by the Australian Government to examine the issue of domestic-related homicide in Australia, the conference was an important opportunity to learn about international and national developments in research, policy, and practice. This report includes the papers of keynote speakers, with an emphasis on policy- and practice-relevant research. Since publishing the report Killing the Beloved over 15 years before, there has been limited research on intimate partner homicide or other forms of homicide, besides papers based on data from the AIC’s National Homicide Monitoring Program (NHMP). These include papers on family homicides, intimate partner homicides, homicides between friends and acquaintances, and murder-suicide. Additionally, presentations on such topics as reviews of domestic violence deaths, media representations and the geography of homicide, use of firearms, missing persons, filicide, and on policing and legal themes such as performance measurement, risk assessment and investigative interviews, forensic science and the provocation defense, can be accessed on the AIC Web site. Tables, figures, and references
Main Term(s): Family homicide
Index Term(s): Australia; Domestic assault; Domestic assault arrest policies; Domestic assault prevention; Domestic violence causes; Filial violence; Homicide
Note: AIC Reports: Research and Public Policy Series 104
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