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In Honor of Margo Wilson: Working Across Disciplines to Increase the Understanding of Violence Against Women

NCJ Number
Homicide Studies Volume: 16 Issue: 4 Dated: November 2012 Pages: 428-437
R. Emerson Dobash; Russell P. Dobash
Date Published
November 2012
10 pages
The authors of this article discuss their relationship with Margo Wilson who was a consummate scientist and an extraordinary person.
Margo Wilson was a consummate scientist and an extraordinary person. In this short piece, the authors reflect on her qualities as a scholar and consider the nature of her legacy within the context of the three decades of work with her and Martin Daly, her personal and research partner. Within the broad context of the "sociology of knowledge," the authors focused on the production of the joint publication about the perpetration of intimate partner violence and examine the challenges and benefits of working collaboratively across disciplines. Abstract published by arrangement with Sage Journals.