8. A Thoroughly Gendered Affair: Teenage Partner Violence and Exploitation

  1. Christine Barter and
  2. David Berridge
  1. Christine Barter

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976586.ch8

Children Behaving Badly?: Peer Violence between Children and Young People

Children Behaving Badly?: Peer Violence between Children and Young People

How to Cite

Barter, C. (2010) A Thoroughly Gendered Affair: Teenage Partner Violence and Exploitation, in Children Behaving Badly?: Peer Violence between Children and Young People (eds C. Barter and D. Berridge), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976586.ch8

Editor Information

  1. School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

Book Series:

  1. The Nspcc/Wiley Series in Protecting Children

Book Series Editors:

  1. Christopher Cloke2,
  2. Jan Horwath3 and
  3. Peter Sidebotham4

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    NSPCC, 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NX, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TU, UK

  3. 4

    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470694404

Online ISBN: 9780470976586

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Keywords:

  • gendered affair - teenage partner violence and exploitation;
  • least recognised forms of peer violence in the UK - and teenage partner violence;
  • research findings in national media - policy and practice attention;
  • Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Advisory Group - identifying teenage relationship violence, Home Office campaign being an annual event;
  • US, and wider international literature - ‘dating violence’ describing area of work;
  • professional response to teenage partner violence - intervention work on teenage partner violence, developed in schools;
  • violence in teenage relationships - understanding relationships themselves;
  • incidence rates - experiencing teenage partner violence;
  • sexual coercion and violence in teenage relationships - disparate incidence rates;
  • partner violence, and how it is viewed by young people - impact of violence, and teenage partner exploitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology

  • Background

  • Professional Response to Teenage Partner Violence

  • Research Aims

  • Methodology

  • Findings on Teenage Relationships

  • Incidence Rates for Experiencing Teenage Partner Violence

  • Nature of Violence

  • Help Seeking

  • Factors Associated with Experiencing Teenage Partner Violence

  • Conclusion

  • Messages for Practice

  • References