For better or worse: attributions about drunken aggression toward male and female victims.

@article{Aramburu1991ForBO,
  title={For better or worse: attributions about drunken aggression toward male and female victims.},
  author={B Aramburu and Barbara C. Leigh},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={1991},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={31-41}
}
Research on attributions about drunken violence has suggested that intoxication serves to decrease responsibility attributed to aggressors while increasing responsibility attributed to victims. In this study, we used a scenario depicting a violent interaction in which intoxication of aggressor and victim and victim sex were varied. Subjects made attributions of blame, causality, responsibility, and normative judgements about aggressor and victim. In general, drunkenness made things worse for… CONTINUE READING