References Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners: An Annotated Bibliography

  title={References Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners: An Annotated Bibliography},
  author={Martin S. Fiebert},
  journal={Sexuality \& Culture},
This annotated bibliography describes 271 scholarly investigations (211 empirical studies and 60 reviews), which demonstrate that women are as physically aggressive, or more aggressive, than men in their relationships with their spouses or male partners. The aggregate sample size in the reviewed studies exceeds 365,000. 
Female Perpetrators of Intimate Abuse
Abstract A review is made of female intimate abuse. It is concluded that females are as abusive as males in intimate relationships according to survey and epidemiological studies. This is especially
The Relation of Interracial Relationships to Intimate Partner Violence by College Students
This study explores the likelihood of physical violence perpetration against an intimate partner in same-race relationships in comparison with those in interracial relationships. The sample consists
Are Physical Assaults by Wives and Girlfriends a Major Social Problem?
Research that shows approximately equal rates of dating and domestic violence by men and women has been used to challenge the priority given to services for abused women. This article reviews the
Assaults By Women On Male Partners In Male Dominant Nations: Preliminary Tests Of An Explanatory Theory*
Over 200 studies, mostly in Euro-American nations, found about the same percent of women as men physically assault marital and dating partners. Tabulation of 24 published studies in male-dominant
The Psychology of Women's Partner Violence: Characteristics and Cautions
This article provides an overview of research on women's partner violence as well as the literature that investigates the developmental pathway to women's aggressive behavior. While women are known
Prevalence of Physical Violence in Intimate Relationships, Part 2: Rates of Male and Female Perpetration
Physical violence perpetrated by men against their female partners is widely recognized as a serious social problem. Whether women’s use of physical violence against their male partners represents a
Young women who commit intimate partner violence.
  • H. Pape
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke
  • 2011
This study investigates how the abusive behaviour of young women towards their partners is correlated with characteristics of the relationship and with aggressiveness more generally, and investigates the assumption that selfdefence is the main motivation for women's perpetration of IPV.
Prevalence of Physical Violence in Intimate Relationships, Part 1: Rates of Male and Female Victimization
Physical violence in intimate relationships affects men, women, and families worldwide. Although the body of research examining the experiences of male victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) has
Male Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: A Challenge to the Gendered Paradigm
This chapter will explore the received wisdom that men are the only perpetrators and women the only victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) often called ‘domestic violence’. The development of the
Profile of Female Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence in an Offender Population: Implications for Treatment
Despite evidence that the incidence of female-to-male intimate partner violence (IPV) in the general population is as high as that of male-to-female intimate violence, until recently little attention


Female Perpetrators of Intimate Abuse
Abstract A review is made of female intimate abuse. It is concluded that females are as abusive as males in intimate relationships according to survey and epidemiological studies. This is especially
Abuse Committed by Women Against Male Intimates
SUMMARY A review of the rapidly expanding empirical research exploring the incidence, prevalence and characteristics of domestic violence committed by women against male intimates supports several
Romance and Violence in Dating Relationships
Recent data verifying a substantial amount of violence in dating relationships have presented a new challenge to the romantic love model. This study, which investigates abuse between high school
Dating Violence: A Research Review and Comparison with Spouse Abuse
As a result of recent professional concern with issues of family violence, a new type of interpersonal violence has been identified—dating violence or premarital abuse among high school and college
College Students' Perception of Men as Victims of Women's Assaultive Behavior
College students' awareness and acceptance of the finding that men are frequent victims of women's assaults in intimate relationships are explored.
Data suggest that there may be a social learning basis for female as well as male expressions of violence, and women's scores on the Conflict Tactics scale were related to adolescent and adult identities.
One of the difficulties in conducting research that compares violent to nonviolent marriages, is determining exactly which couples are violent and what is the direction of that violence:
Women against men: An examination of domestic violence based on an analysis of official data and national victimization data
In recent years, increased attention has been focused on the victimization of women in domestic assaults. Several studies, derived from police reports, shelter populations, and general social surveys
The Reporting of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by Nonstrangers to the Police
We examine the effects of the gender of the victim and offender and their relationship to each other on whether sexual and physical assaults are reported to the police. We also examine the reasons
Beyond the Conflict Tactics Scale: Assessing Gender Differences in Partner Violence
Self-reported data from a national sample of young adults somewhat reconcile the discrepancy regarding partner assault: women are more often than men the victims of severe partner assault and injury not necessarily because men strike more often, but because men Strike harder.