Conflict and Control

  title={Conflict and Control},
  author={Michael P. Johnson},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={1003 - 1018}
  • Michael P. Johnson
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Political Science, Psychology, Law
  • Violence Against Women
Four types of individual partner violence are identified based on the dyadic control context of the violence. In intimate terrorism, the individual is violent and controlling, the partner is not. In violent resistance, the individual is violent but not controlling; the partner is the violent and controlling one. In situational couple violence, although the individual is violent, neither the individual nor the partner is violent and controlling. In mutual violent control, the individual and the… 

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