Subseries 1 - Correspondence

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GB 1534 SWA/8/1

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Correspondence

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  • 1975-08-26 - 1979 (Creation)

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1 folder, containing 3 items.

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Rebecca Dobash is an American scholar whose main area of research is violence and the policies and interventions around it. She completed her PhD at the University of Washington, and has held positions at the University of Stirling, University of Cardiff, and the University of Manchester, where she is a Professor of Social Research in the School of Law.

Along with her husband, Russell Dobash, she has published eight books and over 100 journal articles and chapters on intimate partner violence. 'Violence Against Wives' (1979) was particularly influential to the Women's Aid movement in Scotland.

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Russell Dobash is an American scholar whose research areas include domestic violence, gender, crime, and homicide. He received his BA and MA from Arizona State University and his PhD from the University of Washington. Dobash has held positions at the University of Stirling, Cardiff University, and since 1996, has been Professor of Criminology & Social Policy at the University of Manchester.

Much of his research has been undertaken with his wife, Rebecca Dobash, including the 1979 'Violence Against Wives' which was instrumental in the Women's Aid movement in Scotland.

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File consists of correspondence between Rebecca and Russell Dobash and Women's Aid workers.

1/Letter to Rebecca Dobash from Judi Hodgkin
2/Letter to Rebecca and Russell Dobash from Sue Robertson
3/Letter to Rebecca and Russell Dobash from Elvera Fullarton

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GB 1534

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000).

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Draft

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Partial

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