Women’s Homelessness and Domestic Violence: (In)visible Interactions

Paula Mayock, Joanne Bretherton, Isabel Baptista

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This chapter examines the relationship between women’s homelessness and domestic violence. It focuses specifically on violence experienced by women in the domestic sphere—that is, in their homes—perpetrated by an intimate male partner. Women who experience homelessness may encounter and become victims or survivors of violence, abuse and/or exploitation in other settings including, for example, on the street or in homeless service settings dominated by men
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen's Homelessness in Europe
EditorsPaula Mayock, Joanne Bretherton
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-54516-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-137-54515-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016


  • Homelessness
  • Women

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