Marianne Hester

Marianne Hester OBE is Professor of Gender, Violence and International Policy at the University of Bristol, UK, and heads the Centre for Gender and Violence Research. She has extensive experience of researching domestic violence and abuse.


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Domestic Violence and Sexuality

What's Love Got to Do with It?

The first detailed discussion of domestic violence and abuse in same sex relationships, challenging the heteronormative model in domestic violence research, policy and practice.

Policy Press

Tackling men's violence in families

Nordic issues and dilemmas

Nordic countries are generally regarded as global welfare role models. Consequently, the influence of Nordic welfare systems in academic and policy debates has been immense. By focusing on the vital issue of violence by men to female partners and/or their children, this book seeks to reconsider this over-simplistic image.

Policy Press