Romantic Terrorism: An Auto-Ethnography of Domestic Violence, Victimization and Survival

  • Sharon Hayes
  • Samantha Jeffries

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Sharon Hayes, Samantha Jeffries
    Pages 1-10
  3. Sharon Hayes, Samantha Jeffries
    Pages 11-25
  4. Sharon Hayes, Samantha Jeffries
    Pages 26-40
  5. Sharon Hayes, Samantha Jeffries
    Pages 41-72
  6. Sharon Hayes, Samantha Jeffries
    Pages 73-92
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 93-112

About this book


Romantic Terrorism offers an innovative methodology in exploring the ways in which domestic violence offenders terrorise their victims. Its focus on the insidious use of tactics of coercive control by abusers opens up much-needed discussion on the damage caused to victims by emotional and psychological abuse.


Romantic terrorism domestic violence criminology crime victims ethnography autoethnography relationships families abuse emotion methodology terrorism violence

Authors and affiliations

  • Sharon Hayes
    • 1
  • Samantha Jeffries
    • 2
  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyAustralia
  2. 2.Griffith UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-50025-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-46849-9
  • About this book