Gender and Intimate Partner Violence in the United States: Confronting the Controversies

Gender and Intimate Partner Violence in the United States: Confronting the Controversies This paper comments on the Langhinrichsen-Rohling article (2010), which reviews five major controversies present in the field of partner violence research and in which the author describes a new typology of mutually-violent couples. Strengths of the original article are discussed, including the author’s incorporation of existing data into a new typology, her focus on context in examining relationship violence, and her reasoned argument for studying the behavior of both male and female aggressors. Limitations associated with the scope and explicit predictions of Langhinrichsen-Rohling’s new typology are also covered in this commentary. Finally, the need for improved treatments for partner violence is discussed. Sex Roles Springer Journals

Gender and Intimate Partner Violence in the United States: Confronting the Controversies

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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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