Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)
School of Education
Domestic violence is a widespread, gendered problem. Within Australia, the publication of statistical information points to increases in the incidence of this form of violence. Domestic violence literature focuses on prevention and understanding. There is a growing interest in the challenges and opportunities for women who choose to leave a violent relationship. There has been little attention, however, given to women who embark upon university study in the aftermath of domestic violence. This study comes at a time of heightened acknowledgement of violence against women, particularly the issue of domestic violence within Australia addressing a clear gap in the current literature.
Lewer, Kelly Jane, The impact of their life histories on the ways women who have experienced domestic violence decide on and engage with university study, Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) thesis, School of Education, University of Wollongong, 2019. https://ro.uow.edu.au/theses1/676
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