Domestic abuse: Is criminalising coercive control enough?

Siobhan Weare

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Siobhan Weare (@SiobhanWeare) is a Lecturer in the Law School at Lancaster University. Her research interests are focused in the areas of criminal law and criminal justice. She has recently published a paper on the socio-legal responses to and constructions of women who kill. She is also researching in the area of child sexual abuse and exploitation, with a particular focus on non-ideal perpetrators of such abuse, for example women and children.

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