Male Sexual Proprietariness and Violence Against Wives

@article{Wilson1996MaleSP,
  title={Male Sexual Proprietariness and Violence Against Wives},
  author={Margo I. Wilson and M. Daly},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={1996},
  volume={5},
  pages={2 - 7}
}
There is a cross-culturally ubiq- I uitous connection between men's sexual possessiveness and men's violence.1 We have studied ac counts of uxoricides (wife killings) from a broad range of societies, and find that male sexual propri etariness?broadly construed to encompass resentment both of in fidelity and of women's efforts to leave marriages?is everywhere implicated as the dominant precip and family. In a 1993 national sur vey, Statistics Canada interviewed more than 8,000 women currently… 

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