2.4 A. Research and Evaluations


The Dyn Project: supporting men experiencing domestic abuse - final evaluation report

Robinson, A.L. and Rowlands, J. (2006)

This research has a number of objectives including documenting the types of services provided by the Dyn project to men experiencing domestic abuse; understanding the process of screening referrals; and identifying levels of risk, fear, safety and relationships.

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Domestic Abuse Against Men in Scotland

Gadd, D. et al. (2002)

The main aims of this report are to:  estimate the prevalence of domestic abuse perpetrated against men in Scotland, gauge the nature, frequency, and seriousness of this abuse, document and examine the perspectives of those men who had been abused and assess the adequacy of levels of service provision for men who have experienced domestic abuse in Scotland.

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Intimate Partner Violence Among Men: prevalence, chronicity, and health effects

Reid, R.J. (2008) [abstract]

The aims of this  study is to describe the prevalence, chronicity, and severity of intimate partner violence, and the health outcomes associated, in adult men with healthcare insurance in two US states.

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Men as Victims of Domestic Violence

Mulroney, J. and Chan, C. (2005)

This study involved a state-wide phone-in over two days and focus group interviews in Australia. The phone-in invited callers to talk about the experiences and needs of people who are in abusive or hurtful relationships.

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‘Gender Symmetry’ in Domestic Violence: a substantive and methodological research review

Kimmel, M. S. (2002) [abstract]

This article explores claims of gender symmetry in intimate partners' use of violence by reviewing the empirical foundations of the research and critiquing existing sources of data on domestic violence. The author suggests methods to reconcile the disparate data and encourages researchers and practitioners to acknowledge women's use of violence while understanding why it tends to be very different from violence by men toward their female partners.

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Claims About Husband Battering

Flood, M. (1999)

This article is a critique of claims, of a project by Heady, Scott and de Vaus in 1999, that woman are equally likely to be the perpetrators of domestic violence.

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The Men’s Project - Exploring Responses to Men who are Victims or Perpetrators of Family and Domestic Violence

Department for Community Development, Government of Western Australia

The Men’s Project undertook a number of community consultations in rural and remote locations across Australia. A qualitative research methodology was employed, in which semi-structured interview techniques were used in conjunction with an 'emergent design' data analysis process.

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