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

  title={References Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners: An Updated Annotated Bibliography},
  author={Martin S. Fiebert},
  journal={Sexuality \& Culture},
This annotated bibliography describes 343 scholarly investigations (270 empirical studies and 73 reviews) demonstrating that women are as physically aggressive as men (or more) in their relationships with their spouses or opposite-sex partners. The aggregate sample size in the reviewed studies exceeds 440,850 people. 
Criminalized Black Women's Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence in Canada.
The ways in which criminalized Black women's intersecting identities of race, class, and gender influence how they perceive, experience, and respond to intimate partner violence (IPV) are examined.
The Extent and Gender Directionality of Intimate Partner Violence in Different Relationship Types: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
The domestic violence research indicates two different approaches to victims. On one hand, it is argued that violence is a masculine or patriarchal mechanism of control and superiority based on
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
The making of male victimhood in South African Female-perpetrated Sexual Abuse
Abstract Most research on sexual abuse examines the role of men in the perpetration of abuse against women and children. Few studies have explored victims’ accounts of Female-perpetrated Sexual Abuse
Experiences of Physical and Psychological Violence Against Male Victims in Canada: A Qualitative Study
  • E. Dim
  • Medicine, Psychology
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology
  • 2020
This study identifies the need to distinguish between physically and psychologically abused male victims of IPV, and seeks to understand the effects of IPv on male victims.
“How Many Silences Are There?” Men’s Experience of Victimization in Intimate Partner Relationships
The findings reinforce the importance of in-depth qualitative work toward revealing the context of violence, understanding the impact of fear, victimization, and power/control on men’s mental health as well as the outcome of legal and support services and lack thereof.
Theory of Gender and Power: Intimate Partner Violence, HIV Status and Sexual Risk Behaviors in Haitian Women
Intimate partner violence (IPV) represents a growing public health concern in Haiti. IPV has been associated with a number of psychological, psychosomatic, and reproductive health sequelae. Though a
Intimate Terrorism and Situational Couple Violence: Classification Variability Across Five Methods to Distinguish Johnson's Violent Relationship Types
Johnson’s (1995, 2008) theory of violent relationship types represents an opportunity to resolve debates surrounding intimate partner violence (IPV) prevalence and to adapt policy and treatment
‘It’s deemed unmanly’: men’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV)
Abstract This study investigated male victims’ experiences of female-perpetrated intimate partner violence (IPV). Seven participants were interviewed and the data were analysed using Interpretative
Intimate Terrorism and Situational Couple Violence: Classification Variability Across Five Methods to Distinguish Johnson’s Violent Relationship Types
  • J. Eckstein
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Violence and Victims
  • 2017
This study included a 2-phase online survey design comparing the utility and grouping variability across 5 methods of IT/SCV classification: victimization-variables and coercive-control-variable hierarchical clustering, vignette-choice, cutoff scoring, and expert coding.


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
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 as the Aggressors in Intimate Partner Homicide in Houston, 1980s to 1990s
Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to inform the ongoing quest for efficacious treatment of domestically violent women by (a) describing their representation in cases of intimate
Dating Violence Among College Men and Women
Results indicate that although there is some degree of overlap, variant constructs predict violence for each gender, and identifying these constructs will guide prevention efforts in more effectively decreasing the occurrence of dating violence.
Violence in the Context of Dating and Sex
A study of reported courtship violence using a representative sample of college students and a broad definition of relationships “at risk” found substantially higher rates of violence than those
The maleness of violence in dating relationships: an appraisal of stereotypes
This study clarifies and adds to our understanding of how gender and gender orientation affect physical aggression in dating relationships. The stereotype of male violence assumes that men
Intimate Partner Violence Among Male and Female Russian University Students
Using a sample of 338 university students from three Russian university sites, four different types of partner violence are examined: physical assault, physical injury, sexual coercion, and psychological aggression.
Gender Differences in Courtship Violence Victimization.
Using data from a seven college sample of students, gender differences in three dimensions of courtship violence victimization (acts, meanings, and events) are explored. Females were principle
Abuse and aggression in courting couples
Challenging Gelles’ (1972) assertion that violence between intimates is likely to occur only within a family context, more than 60% of a sample of 371 single respondents reported having experienced
Variation in Late Adolescents’ Reports of Dating Violence Perpetration: A Dyadic Analysis
This study begins to fill the methodological gap in the dating violence literature by using hierarchical linear modeling to: (a) examine whether partners agree on reports of their experiences with