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Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control (2017)
Journal Article
Brennan, I., O'Leary, N., Burton, V., & Gormally, S. (in press). Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control. Violence against women, ISSN 1077-8012

We examined perspectives of social workers, police officers and specialist domestic abuse practitioners about their perceived ability and organisational readiness to respond effectively to incidents of coercive and controlling behaviour. Interviews r... Read More

Negotiating 'victim communities': Reflexivity and method in researching high profile crimes (2014)
Book
O’Leary, N. (2014). Negotiating 'victim communities': Reflexivity and method in researching high profile crimes. In Reflexivity in Criminological Research, 23-34. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137379405_2

Abstract: Certain crimes seem to embody the mood of the times, entering the public consciousness in such an enduring way that they almost become public property. Crimes such as the killing of James Bulger (1993) and the disappearance of Madeleine McC... Read More