Reviewing in a pandemic? A commentary on Covid-19 and domestic homicide review

Rowlands, James (2022) Reviewing in a pandemic? A commentary on Covid-19 and domestic homicide review. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. ISSN 1759-6599

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Purpose: This paper is a commentary on Covid-19’s impact on Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs), the system in England and Wales that enables learning from domestic abuse-related deaths.

Design/methodology/approach: Drawing on a practitioner-researcher perspective, this paper reflects on how Covid-19 affected the delivery and experience of DHRs, the place of victims at the heart of this process, and what the pandemic’s impact might mean moving forward.

Findings: This paper explicates some of the challenges of undertaking DHRs in a pandemic. Critically, however, it argues that these challenges illuminate broader questions about the practice of DHR.

Originality: This paper’s originality comes from the author’s practitioner-researcher perspective and its use of Covid-19 as a lens to consider DHRs.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
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Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2022 09:51
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2022 14:15

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