Report

Men's places: literature review

30 Jan 2012
Description

This literature review examines the prevention of and response to family violence, focusing on the engagement of Indigenous men in remote communities.

This report includes information on:

  • engagement
  • barriers to engaging men
  • service paradigms
  • social exclusion
  • changing the orientation of services to engage and support men
  • exploring the potential role of a men’s space.

The report highlights the:

  • need to work with Indigenous men
  • limitations of mainstream law and order approaches to family violence
  • lack of an evidence base for community-based approaches to family violence
  • need to use models which represent men’s attitudes to violence, health, service delivery and changes to behavior.
Publication Details
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2012
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