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 and Culture},
This bibliography examines 155 scholarly investigations; 126 empirical studies and 29 reviews and/or analyses, 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 116,000. 
Women who perpetrate intimate partner violence: A review of the literature with recommendations for treatment
The purpose of this article is to review the literature on women as perpetrators of violence in their intimate relationships (i.e., domestically violent women) and summarize the scant literature on
“Intimate Terrorism” and Gender Differences in Injury of Dating Partners by Male and Female University Students
Bidirectional violence, including Intimate Terrorism, was associated with the highest probability of injury, especially for women, and the results suggest that programs to reduce partner violence should address violence and coercive control by both partners.
Controlling Domestic Violence Against Men
People hit and abuse family members because they can. In today s society, as reflected in TV, movies, law enforcement, courts, and feminist propaganda, women are openly given permission to hit men.
Why the Overwhelming Evidence on Partner Physical Violence by Women Has Not Been Perceived and Is Often Denied
Over 200 studies have found about the same percentage of women as men physically assault partners, and that the risk factors and motivations are mostly the same as for men. Explanations are suggested
From Victim to Offender: The Effects of Male Initiated Violence on Women Arrested for Using Intimate Partner Violence
A number of theorists posit that most women who are arrested for using violence against their intimate partners are in-fact victims of IPV themselves and should be treated as such. However, in this
Thirty Years of Denying the Evidence on Gender Symmetry in Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention and Treatment
Results from more than 200 studies that have found gender symmetry in perpetration and in risk factors and motives for physical violence in martial and dating relationships are summarized and ways in which prevention and treatment efforts might be improved are suggested.
Women Arrested for IPV Offenses: Abuse Experiences Yet Low Trauma Pathology
Findings are mixed, level of childhood abuse perpetrated by a mother is highly correlated with traumatic sequelae while childhood abuse from father is not, and correlations between the three scales of partner abuse and the degree of posttraumatic sequelae are low.
The Role of Gender in Officially Reported Intimate Partner Abuse
Using official reported cases of IPA, this study examines 815 IPA cases of which 13% were female perpetrated in an attempt to clarify gender differences and similarities among male and female offenders beyond prevalence rates.
Mutual Partner Violence
The majority of couples experience mutual violence that elicits mental health problems for both members of the couple, and experiencing higher partner and coercive violence was significantly related to increased mental health symptoms for all groups except Asian American men.
An exploration of young adult women's experiences of using physical aggression in intimate relationships: A phenomenological study.
Both men and women use physical aggression in intimate relationships however the research examining the many nuances of women's use of physical aggression is sparse in comparison to the research


College Women Who Initiate Assaults on Their Male Partners and the Reasons Offered for Such Behavior
Responses from 978 female college women indicate that, within a 5-yr.
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
Violence in Dating Relationships
This paper examines violence in white, heterosexual, dating relationships among college students and highlights the gender differences that are found. Our analysis focuses on particular individual
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 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
This analysis of the National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH) confirmed earlier findings: Much of the violence between married partners occurred in couples in which both partners were
Aggression in British heterosexual relationships: A descriptive analysis.
A 12-item scale, derived from the Conflict Tactics Scale, was administered to a representative sample of 1,978 heterosexual men and women in Great Britain in mid November 1994. Men and women were
Dating violence in the united kingdom: a preliminary study
A small-scale study of “dating violence” in a sample of UK college students is described. Methodology involved the rating-scale used in existing US studies, with the addition of an assessment of
Evaluations of Physical Aggression Among Intimate Dyads
This investigation examined subjective evaluations of spousal aggression as a function of sex of the aggressor, severity of the violence, and sex of the respondent. Male and female respondents
Aggressive acts and assaults in intimate relationships: towards an understanding of the literature.
Far more people in relationships are subjected to violent acts than those who receive injuries. The degree of damage sustained may not reflect the perpetrator's intent to deliberately harm a partner.