By Michael P. Johnson
The moment significant debate comprises what number ladies are abused every year by way of their companions. Estimates diversity from to 6 million. Johnson's reaction once more comes from this book's primary subject. If there's multiple form of intimate accomplice violence, then the numbers depend upon what sort you are conversing about.
Johnson argues that family violence isn't really a unitary phenomenon. as a substitute, he delineates 3 significant, dramatically diversified, different types of accomplice violence: intimate terrorism, violent resistance, and situational couple violence. He roots the conceptual differences one of the different types of violence in an research of the function of energy and keep an eye on in dating violence and exhibits that the failure to make those simple differences between varieties of companion violence has produced a learn literature that's suffering from either overgeneralizations and ostensibly contradictory findings. This quantity starts off the paintings of theorizing sorts of household violence, a vital first step to a greater realizing of those phenomena between students, social scientists, coverage makers, and repair providers.
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A Typology of Domestic Violence: Intimate Terrorism, Violent Resistance, and Situational Couple Violence (Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and Law) by Michael P. Johnson