Guardians Against Spousal Violence? A Case for Considering Motive

@article{Outlaw2014GuardiansAS,
  title={Guardians Against Spousal Violence? A Case for Considering Motive},
  author={Maureen Outlaw},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={1-12}
}
  • Maureen Outlaw
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Family Violence
  • The current study examines the applicability of the routine activity factor, of guardianship, to intimate partner violence. In so doing, it expands the range of routine activity theory to better accommodate different types of crime and challenges the original theoretical notion of simply “assuming” motivated offenders (Cohen and Felson, American Sociological Review, 44, 588–604 1979). Findings from the National Violence and Threats of Violence Against Women & Men in the U.S., 1994–1996 (Tjaden… CONTINUE READING
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