Photo of James RowlandsJames Rowlands
Research Associate (Law)

Selected publications


Rowlands, James (2023) Naming practices in domestic homicide reviews in England and Wales. Families, Relationships and Societies. pp. 1-19. ISSN 2046-7435

Rowlands, James and Dangar, Sarah (2023) The challenges and opportunities of reviewing domestic abuse-related deaths by suicide in England and Wales. Journal of Family Violence. pp. 1-15. ISSN 0885-7482

Cook, Elizabeth A, Rowlands, James, Bracewell, Kelly, Jones, Cassandra and Boughton, Grace (2023) Parallels in practice: applying principles of research integrity and ethics in domestic violence fatality review (DVFR). Journal of Family Violence. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0885-7482

Rowlands, James (2022) Reviewing in a pandemic? A commentary on Covid-19 and domestic homicide review. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. ISSN 1759-6599

Rowlands, James (2022) The potential and limitations of domestic homicide review: a response to Hope et al. (2021). Partner Abuse. ISSN 1946-6579

Rowlands, James and Bracewell, Kelly (2022) Inside the black box: domestic homicide reviews as a source of data. Journal of Gender-Based Violence. pp. 1-17. ISSN 2398-6808

Rowlands, James (2021) Constructing fatality review: a policy analysis of the emergence of domestic homicide reviews in England and Wales. Violence Against Women. pp. 1-24. ISSN 1077-8012

Rowlands, James and Cook, Elizabeth A (2021) Navigating family involvement in domestic violence fatality review: conceptualising prospects for systems and relational repair. Journal of Family Violence. ISSN 0885-7482

Cullen, Patricia, Dawson, Myrna, Price, Jenna and Rowlands, James (2021) Intersectionality and invisible victims: reflections on data challenges and vicarious trauma in femicide, family and intimate partner homicide research. Journal of Family Violence, 36. pp. 619-628. ISSN 0885-7482

Rowlands, James (2021) Interviewee Transcript Review as a tool to improve data quality and participant confidence in sensitive research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 20. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1609-4069

Rowlands, James (2020) The ethics of victim voice in Domestic Homicide Reviews. Sentio (2). pp. 34-41. ISSN 2632-2455

Donovan, Catherine and Rowlands, James (2011) Barriers to making referrals of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) victim/survivors to the MARAC and recommendations for improvement. Safe, Women's Aid Journal.

Robinson, Amanda L and Rowlands, James (2009) Assessing and managing risk among different victims of domestic abuse: limits of a generic model of risk assessment? Security Journal, 22 (3). pp. 190-204. ISSN 0955-1662

Reports and working papers

Rowlands, James (2020) Reviewing domestic homicide – international practice and perspectives. Project Report. Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Robinson, Amanda L and Rowlands, James (2006) The Dyn Project: supporting men experiencing domestic abuse final evaluation report. Project Report. Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.

Rowlands, James (2006) Domestic abuse among gay and bisexual men : an exploratory study in South Wales. Other. University of East Anglia, Norwich.


Rowlands, James Henry (2023) ‘Illuminating the past to make the future safer?’ Exploring the potential and peril of domestic homicide reviews as a mechanism for change. Doctoral thesis (PhD), University of Sussex.


Field, Meghan and Rowlands, James (2020) Commissioning for inclusion: delivering services for LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse. Galop, London.