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Protection orders for domestic violence: A systematic review

Dowling, Christopher; Morgan, Anthony; Hulme, Shann; Manning, Matthew; Wong, Gabriel T. W.


Protection orders are a common legal response to domestic violence which aim to prevent further re-victimisation by the perpetrator. The current study systematically reviews research into the use and impact of protection orders, using the EMMIE framework (Effectiveness, Mechanisms, Moderators, Implementation and Economy). Meta-analysis is used to examine the overall effect of protection orders, while narrative synthesis is used to examine the underlying mechanisms and moderators of their...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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