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Missing stories : women with physical disabilities' navigation and responses to domestic and family violence Karen Jordan

By: Jordan, Karen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Violence Against Women.Publisher: Sage, 2022Subject(s): DISABLED PEOPLE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | FAMILY VIOLENCE | HELP SEEKING | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | SUPPORT SERVICES | WOMEN | INTERNATIONAL | AUSTRALIAOnline resources: DOI: 10.1177%2F10778012221079377 | Read PhD thesis abstract In: Violence Against Women, 2022, First published online, 21 February 2022Summary: There is significant global evidence that highlights both the high rates of domestic and family violence (DFV) for women with disabilities and the challenges they can face when navigating and responding to DFV. The purpose of this study was to understand women with physical disabilities’ experiences of help-seeking when they did not access generalist DFV services. Presented are the participants’ lived experiences of navigating and responding to DFV. Key findings include how participants resisted ableism, challenged assumptions about passivity, and the impacts of this resistance on their navigation of DFV. (Authors' abstract). This article is based on the author's 2019 PhD thesis (University of Sydney). - full text not currently available online. Record #7539
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Violence Against Women, 2022, First published online, 21 February 2022

There is significant global evidence that highlights both the high rates of domestic and family violence (DFV) for women with disabilities and the challenges they can face when navigating and responding to DFV. The purpose of this study was to understand women with physical disabilities’ experiences of help-seeking when they did not access generalist DFV services. Presented are the participants’ lived experiences of navigating and responding to DFV. Key findings include how participants resisted ableism, challenged assumptions about passivity, and the impacts of this resistance on their navigation of DFV. (Authors' abstract). This article is based on the author's 2019 PhD thesis (University of Sydney). - full text not currently available online. Record #7539