Comparison of Abuse Alleged by Same- and Opposite-Gender Litigants as Cited in Requests for Abuse Prevention Orders

@article{Basile2004ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of Abuse Alleged by Same- and Opposite-Gender Litigants as Cited in Requests for Abuse Prevention Orders},
  author={Steve Basile},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={59-68}
}
  • Steve Basile
  • Published 1 February 2004
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Family Violence
Domestic violence is commonly portrayed as something male batterers do to their female victims. Much research excludes study of female-perpetrated violence. This study develops a two-gender measure of abuse as documented by requests for protection. All nonimpounded Abuse Prevention Orders (M.G.L. c. 209A) issued in Massachusetts' Gardner District Court in the year 1997 were analyzed by gender to examine the level and types of violence alleged by plaintiffs. The level and types of violence were… 
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