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Journal of Family Violence

Journal of Family Violence

Editor: Rebecca J. Macy

ISSN: 0885-7482 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2851 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10896

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Rebecca J. Macy, L. Richardson Preyer Distinguished Chair for Strengthening Families, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA



Roderick Rose, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States



Ian Barron, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

Jennifer Bellamy, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States

Beverly Black, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States

Jane Callaghan, University of Stirling, Stirling, United Kingdom

Esther Calvete, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain

Alison Cares, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Michele Cascardi, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, United States

Erin Casey, University of Washington, Tacoma, Tacoma, Washington, United States

Monit Cheung, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

Erika DeJonghe, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, United States

David DiLillo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

L. Kevin Hamberger, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

David J. Hansen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Brittany Hayes, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, United States

Megan R. Holmes, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Jun Sung Hong, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States

Izaskun Ibabe, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

Ernest Jouriles, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States

Gökçe Kurt, Inönü University, Malatya, Turkey

Christine E. Murray, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

Brian Payne, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia; United States

Inês Relva, University of Trás-Os-Montes e Alto Douro and Center of Social Studies of University of Coimbra, Vila Real, Portugal

Dalida Rittossa, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia

Christie J. Rizzo, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Elisa Romano, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Ryan C. Shorey, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

Casey T. Taft, National Center for PTSD, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Anthony F. Tasso, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey, United States

Leslie Tutty, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Egbert Zavala, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

Hongwei Zhang, Jinan University, Guangdong, China

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    The Journal of Family Violence (JOFV) is a peer-reviewed publication committed to the dissemination of rigorous research on preventing, ending, and ameliorating all forms of family violence.


    JOFV welcomes scholarly articles related to the broad categories of child abuse and maltreatment, dating violence, domestic and partner violence, and elder abuse. Within these categories, JOFV emphasizes research on physical violence, psychological violence, sexual violence, and homicides that occur in families. Studies on families in all their various forms and diversities are welcome.


    JOFV publishes studies using quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed methods involving the collection of primary data. Rigorous systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and theoretical analyses are also welcome. To help advance scientific understandings of family violence, JOFV is especially interested in research using transdisciplinary perspectives and innovative research methods. Because family violence is a global problem requiring solutions from diverse disciplinary perspectives, JOFV strongly encourages submissions from scholars worldwide from all disciplines and backgrounds.

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