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Spousal Violence: An Exploration of the Interrelationships of Fundamentalist Protestant Religious Discourse, Women's Economic Dependency and Violent Conflict in Marital Relationships

@inproceedings{Goetz1992SpousalVA,
  title={Spousal Violence: An Exploration of the Interrelationships of Fundamentalist Protestant Religious Discourse, Women's Economic Dependency and Violent Conflict in Marital Relationships},
  author={Kathryn W. Goetz},
  year={1992}
}
Approved: Redacted for Privacy Nancy enberger U. Violence within marital dyads is a problem with deep historic roots in American culture. Although the family is idealized as a safe and loving haven from a cruel world, this ideal is often not achieved by many couples. This study develops an integrated theoretical perspective that combines feminist theory and social exchange theory to examine levels of domestic conflict. A regression model was constructed to test the hypothesis that… Expand

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