Caring or Vulnerable Children? Sibling Relationships When Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
2017 (English)In: Children andamp; Society, ISSN 09510605Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Drawing on qualitative interviews with the children about how they and their siblings have responded tointimate partner violence, this paper explores processes of victim positioning. In their narratives, somechildren positioned themselves in line with notions of vulnerable victims, while others positioned them-selves as caregivers or changed their positions vis-a-vis their siblings. In their stories, they assigned andassumed positions in interaction with their siblings. Receiving sibling support and care was in the nar-ratives related to the quality of the sibling relationship, the shared experiences of violence and the ageorder.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.
children, intimate partner violence, positioning, response, siblings
Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology) Social Work Nursing Ethnology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-134902DOI: 10.1111/chso.12215OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-134902DiVA: diva2:1077783