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By Janice L. Ristock

Queer lives stay on the margins of such a lot educational inquiry into household violence. whilst same-sex violence is taken into account, it really is most typically as an "added on," with no shut awareness to the specificity and that means of violence in the lives of lesbian/ homosexual/ bisexual/ transgender/Two-Spirit and queer humans (LGBTQ). This edited quantity seeks to alter this discourse by means of bringing jointly the main cutting edge study approximately intimate companion violence that's particular to the lives of LGBTQ humans. together with contributions according to study carried out within the usa, the uk, Canada and Australia, the amount is framed round primary issues: conceptualizing violence; exploring differing areas and lived reviews of violence; and the moral demanding situations of responding to violence. The members additionally think about problems with race, classification, gender, sexuality and different social ameliorations, relocating past an easy gender lens to 1 related to a framework of intersectionality.

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