Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Dr. Blumenstein publishes article in Partner Abuse journal on intimate partner kidnappings

Dr. Lindsey Blumenstein, Justice faculty, recently published an article in the journal, Partner Abuse.

"Exploratory Study on Intimate Partner Kidnapping: Is This a Prevailing Issue in Intimate Partner Relationships?" by Lindsey Blumenstein.  Partner Abuse, Volume 6, Number 4, 2015.

From the abstract:
The following study is an exploratory analysis of intimate partner kidnapping. This research focuses on kidnappings that occur between adult intimate partners only. The purpose of this research is to identify the prevalence rates and demographic patterns of this type of violence as well as make comparisons between intimate partner kidnapping and nonintimate partner kidnapping and comparisons between intimate partner kidnapping and intimate partner assaults (a more commonly studied form of intimate partner violence).