Domestic violence and people of color with disabilities: An overview

Elizabeth Lightfoot, Oliver Williams

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The domestic violence field has historically not been inclusive of people with disabilities. The purpose of this special issue of the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma is to examine the intersection of disability and domestic violence with a purposeful attentiveness to the needs and concerns of people of color with disabilities. This introduction provides an overview of the articles in this special issue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-132
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Disabilities
  • Domestic violence
  • Interpersonal violence
  • People of color
  • Race and ethnicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Professions (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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