By Michael P. Johnson
The moment significant debate contains what number girls are abused every year via their companions. Estimates variety from to 6 million. Johnson's reaction once more comes from this book's primary subject matter. If there's a couple of form of intimate companion violence, then the numbers depend upon what style you are conversing about.
Johnson argues that family violence isn't really a unitary phenomenon. as an alternative, he delineates 3 significant, dramatically diverse, types of associate violence: intimate terrorism, violent resistance, and situational couple violence. He roots the conceptual differences one of the sorts of violence in an research of the position of energy and keep watch over in dating violence and exhibits that the failure to make those easy differences between sorts of associate violence has produced a examine literature that's suffering from either overgeneralizations and ostensibly contradictory findings. This quantity starts off the paintings of theorizing sorts of family violence, a vital first step to a greater knowing 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