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Male victims


Against the wind: male victimization and the ideal of manliness
Andersen, Torbjorn Herlof; Journal of Social Work , May 2013, Vol 13, No. 3, pp 231-247; Journal article; Norway; Keywords: Manliness; gender; men; sexual abuse; social work; support        

 The mental health of male victims and their children affected by legal and administrative partner aggression
Berger, Joshua L., Emily M. Douglas and Denise A. Hines; Aggressive Behavior, July 2016, Vol. 42, No. 4, p346-61; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; partner violence; male victims; legal abuse; children     

Male victims of non-sexual and non-domestic violence: service needs and experiences in court
Bricknell, Samantha, Hayley Boxall, and Hannah Andrevski; AIC Reports Research and Public Policy Series 126 , 2014,, pp 1-51; Journal article; Keywords: Male victimisation; support services; help-seeking behaviours; vulnerable; contact pathway               

Negotiating a victim identity: young men as victims of violence
Burcar, Veronika and Malin Akerstrom; Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention , 2009, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp 37-54; Journal article; Keywords: Male victims; victim identity; narratives    

Examining gender differences in the nature and context of intimate partner violence 
Cho, Hyunkag; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Sep 2012, Vol 27, No. 13, pp 2665-2684; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; IPV; controlling behaviours; gender symmetry 

Epidemiological characteristics of male sexual assault in a criminological database
Choudhary, Ekta, Douglas Gunzler, Xin Tu and Robert M. Bossarte; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, February 2012, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp 523-546; Journal article; Keywords: Sexual assault; victimisation; children; criminal justice; surveys

Depression, anxiety and symptom profiles among female and male victims of sexual violence
Choudhary, Ekta, Merideth Smith and Robert M. Bossarte; American Journal of Men’s Health, 2012, Vol 6, No 28, pp 28-36; Journal article; Keywords: Sexual assault; depression; anxiety; mental health; male victims  

Patterns of male victimization in intimate relationships: a pilot comparison of academic and media reports
Chaudhuri, Tanni; The Journal of Men's Studies, Vol.20, No.1, 2012, pp. 57-72; Journal article; Keywords: Male victimization; family violence; media reports; intimate partner violence; men

Accounting for intimate partner violence: a biographical analysis of narrative strategies used by men experiencing IPV from their female partners
Corbally, Melissa; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Oct 2015, Vol. 30, No. 7, pp. 3112-3132; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; male victimisation; IPV; intimate partner violence; biographical narrative interpretive method; masculinity

Community beliefs and misconceptions about male sexual assault
Duncanson, Kirsty, Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, published online December 2013, pp. 1-3; Resource sheet; Keywords: male victims; masculinity; sexual assault; stereotypes; under reporting   

Men as victims: “victim” identities, gay identities, and masculinities
Dunn, Peter; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012, Vol 17, Issue 2, pp. 3442-3467; Journal article; Keywords: Victimisation; gay men; homophobia; masculinity

Male victims of adult sexual assault: A descriptive study of survivors’ use of sexual assault treatment services
Du Mont, Janice, Sheila Macdonald, Meghan White and Linda Turner; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, published online before print May 2013, pp 1-19; Keywords: Male sexual assault; health service; sexual assault treatment centres; needs      

“I’m not a victim, she’s an abuser”: masculinity, victimization, and protection orders
Durfee, Alesha; Gender & Society, June 2011, Vol 25, No 3, pp 316-334; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; male victims; masculinity; protection orders          

Gender and the victim’s experience with the criminal justice system
Felson, Richard B. and Paul-Philippe Pare; Social Science Research, March 2008, Volume 37, Issue. 1, pp202-219; Journal article; Keywords: Gender; victim satisfaction; criminal justice system; domestic violence.          

Improving policy and practice responses for men sexually abused in childhood
Foster, Gary, Cameron Boyd and Patrick O’Leary; ACSSA Wrap , 2012, No 12, pp 1-20; Research report: Keywords: Sexual assault; men; service delivery; group support              

Male rape and the careful construction of the male victim
Graham, Ruth; Social & Legal Studies, 2006, Vol.15, No. 2, pp 186-208; Journal article; Keywords: Male rape; sexual assault; feminist; social research

The feminization of social welfare: implications of cultural tradition vis-à-vis male victims of domestic violence
Hall, Ronald E.; Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, September 2012, Volume XXXIX, No. 3, pp7-27; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; male victims; social welfare; cultural tradition; feminisation.   

Who does what to whom? Gender and domestic violence perpetrators in English police records
Hester, Marianne; European Journal of Criminology, September 2013, Vol. 10, No.5, pp 623-637; Keywords: Intimate partner violence; perpetrators; gender; longitudinal; England

“Gender Symmetry” in Domestic Violence
Kimmel, Michael S.; Violence Against Women, November 2002, Vol. 8, No.11, pp 1332-1363; Journal article; Keywords: Intimate partner violence;; gender; crime victimisation surveys; gender symmetry; family conflict studies

The influence of plaintiff gender on the judicial decision to grant civil restraining orders: a replication and analysis
Kingsnorth, Rodney F., Lynne Wolcott and Kaitlyn Lonnquist; Violence Against Women, May2013, Vol. 19, No.5, pp 579-601; Journal article; Keywords: Restraining orders; gender discrimination; intimate violence; female aggression

Conflict and control: gender symmetry and asymmetry in domestic violence
Johnson, Michael P.; Violence Against Women, Nov 2006, Vol 12, No. 11, pp 1003-1018; Journal article; Keywords: Gender symmetry; IPV; controlling behaviours; intimate terrorism; mutual violent control; situational couple violence; violent resistance

The emotional male victim: effects of presentation mode on judged credibility
Landstrom, Sara, Karl Ask, and Charlotte Sommar; Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, February 2015, Vol 56, No. 1, pp 99-104; Journal article; Keywords: Emotional victim effect; EVE; credibility; emotions; gender; video evidence      

Circumstances surrounding male sexual assault and rape: findings from the National Violence Against Women survey
Light, David and Elizabeth Monk-Turner; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2009, Vol 24, No. 11, pp 1849-1858; Keywords: Sexual assault; male rape; survey; victimisation; help-seeking              

Male stranger rape: A behavioural model of victim-offender interaction
Lundrigan, Samantha and Katrin Mueller-Johnson; Criminal Justice and Behavior, July 2013, Vol. 40, No. 7, pp763-783; Journal article; Keywords: Male sexual assault; stranger male rape; multidimensional scaling; interpersonal interaction          

Help-seeking behaviors of men sexual assault survivors
Masho, Saba W. and Anika Alvanzo; American Journal of Men’s Health, 2010, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp 237-259; Journal article; Keywords: Sexual assault; counselling; help seeking; male victims

Male survivors of sexual abuse and assault: their experiences
McDonald, Susan and Adamira Tijerino; Department of Justice Canada, Research and Statistics Division, 2013, pp 1-29; Research report; Keywords: Male victims; adult sexual assault; ASA; child sexual abuse; CSA; support; coping strategies

He hits, she hits
Melton, Heather C., and Joanne Belknap; Criminal Justice and Behaviour, June 2003, Vol. 30, No.3, pp 328-348; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; gender differences; Intimate Partner Violence

Women’s use of force
Miller, Susan L., and Michelle L. Meloy; Violence Against Women, January 2006, Vol. 12, No.1, pp 89-115; Journal article; Keywords: Batterer groups; treatment programs; violence

Male sexual assault and rape: who seeks counselling?
Monk-Turner, Elizabeth and David Light; Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 2010, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp 255-265; Journal article; Keywords: Sexual assault; counselling; help seeking; male victims  

Men as victims of domestic violence
Mulroney, Jane and Carrie Chan; Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse Topic Paper, 2008, pp. 1-18; Keywords: Domestic violence; victimisation; injuries; gender differences; male victims         

Prevalence and consequences of adult sexual assault of men: Review of empirical findings and state of the literature
Peterson, Zoe D., Emily K Voller, Melissa A Polusny and Maureen Murdoch; Clinical Psychology Review, 2011 , Vol. 31, pp1-24; Journal article; Keywords: Male sexual assault; male victimisation; adult sexual assault; ASA.              

Domestic violence among male and female patients seeking emergency medical services
Phelan, Mary Beth, L. Kevin Hamberger, Clare E. Guse, Shauna Edwards, Suzanne Walczak and Amy Zosel; Violence and Victims, April 2005, Vol 20, No. 2, pp 187-206; Journal article; Keywords: Intimate partner violence; victimisation; injury; gender differences; perpetrator      

Losing the ‘gender’ in gender-based violence: the missteps of research on dating and intimate partner violence
Reed, Elizabeth, Anita Raj, Elizabeth Miller, and Jay G. Silverman; Violence Against Women, March 2010, Vol. 16, No.3, pp. 1-23; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic abuse; IPV; intimate partner violence; gender-based; interpersonal violence

Chivalry revisited: gender, race/ethnicity, and offense type on domestic violence charge reduction
Romain, Danielle M. and Tina L. Freiburger; Feminist Criminology, April 2016, Vol 11, No. 2, pp 191-222; Journal article; USA: Keywords: Intimate partner violence; prosecution; male victims; same-sex; family violence; disparate treatment

Does violence affect one gender more than the other? The mental health impact of violence among male and female university students
Romito, Patrizia, and Michele Grassi; Social Science & Medicine, 2007, Vol 65, No. 6, pp 1222-1234; Journal article; Keywords: Intimate partner violence; family violence; violence; gender differences

“Maybe she was provoked”: Exploring stereotypes about male and female perpetrators of intimate partner violence
Scarduzio, Jennifer A., Kellie E. Carlyle, Kate Lockwood Harris, and Matthew W. Savage; Violence Against Women, published online before print March 2016, pp 1-25; Journal article; Keywords: Intimate partner violence; gender symmetry; coercive control; stereotypes; situational couple violence; intimate terrorism; power and control

Gender differences in depression and anxiety among victims of intimate partner violence: The moderating effect of shame proneness
Shorey, Ryan C., Amanda E. Sherman, Aaron J. Kivisto, Sara R. Elkins, Deborah L. Rhatigan and Todd M. Moore; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, June 2011, Vol 26, No 9,pp 1834-1850; Keywords: Intimate partner violence; IPV; shame; abuse   

Consequences of childhood sexual abuse for health and well-being: Gender similarities and differences
Sigurdardottir, Sigrun, Halldorsdottir, Sigridur and Soley S. Bender; Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, May 2014, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 278-286 Journal article; Keywords: childhood sexual abuse; comparative analysis; hermeneutics; men’s health; phenomenology; qualitative; suffering; women’s health   

Men’s experiences of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and abuse in health care: A cross-sectional study of a Swedish random male population sample
Swahnberg, Katarina, Johanna Davidsson-Simmons, Jeff Hearn & Barbro Wijma; Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2012, Vol. 40, pp 191-202; Journal article; Keywords: Male sexual assault; prevalence; abuse; victimisation; child abuse              

Myths about male rape: a literature review
Turchik, Jessica A. and Katie M. Edwards; Psychology of Men & Masculinity, Apr 2011, online, pp 1-16; Journal article; Keywords: Sexual assault; male victims; rape myths; social norms  

The effect of gender and perpetrator-victim role on mental health outcomes and risk behaviors associated with intimate partner violence 
Ulloa, Emilio C. and Julia F. Hammett; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, April 2016, Vol 31, No. 7, pp 1184-1207; Journal article; Keywords: Intimate partner violence; IPV; longitudinal study; perpetrator-victim role; gender; mental health           

Identifying potential challenges to providing emergency advocacy services to male victims of intimate partner violence
Wallace, Ron.; Partner Abuse, Nov 2014, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 58-68 ,; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; intimate partner violence; male victim challenges, societal views                   

Managing victim status in group therapy for men: A discourse analysis
Zverina, Michaela, Henderikus J. Stam and Robbie Babins-Wagner; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011, Vol.26, No. 14, pp2834-2855; Journal article; Keywords: Intimate partner violence; intimate partner abuse; IPA; male abuse; resistance; discourse analysis