When Is It Abuse? How Assailant Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Protection Orders Influence Perceptions of Intimate Partner Abuse

@article{Russell2015WhenII,
  title={When Is It Abuse? How Assailant Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Protection Orders Influence Perceptions of Intimate Partner Abuse},
  author={B. Russell and Kristine M. Chapleau and Shane W. Kraus},
  journal={Partner Abuse},
  year={2015},
  volume={6},
  pages={47 - 64}
}
  • B. Russell, Kristine M. Chapleau, Shane W. Kraus
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Partner Abuse
  • Incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV) are considered more serious when perpetrated by a male than when perpetrated by a female, and IPV among gay men and lesbians are perceived as less serious than IPV among heterosexual couples. This study examines how assailant and victim sexual orientation and protection orders (POs) influence individuals’ evaluations of abuse in a case of simple assault. Respondents (N = 640 college students) were provided with scenarios of IPV among opposite- and… CONTINUE READING
    15 Citations
    Police perceptions in intimate partner violence cases: the influence of gender and sexual orientation
    • 21
    Victim Gender, Rater Attitudes, and Rater Violence History Influence Perceptions of Intimate Partner Violence
    • 3
    • Highly Influenced
    Adding Insult to Injury: Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Juror Decision-Making in a Case of Intimate Partner Violence
    • 7
    • Highly Influenced
    Role call: sex, gender roles, and intimate partner violence
    • 1
    • Highly Influenced
    Perceptions of Same-Gender and Different-Gender Intimate Partner Cyber-Monitoring.
    • 5

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 61 REFERENCES
    Perceptions of Domestic Abuse in Same-Sex Relationships and Implications for Criminal Justice and Mental Health Responses
    • 67
    • Highly Influential
    Gender-Role Stereotypes and Perceptions of Heterosexual, Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence
    • 138
    Perceptions of gay, lesbian, and heterosexual domestic violence among undergraduates in Sweden
    • 17
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Invisible Victims: Same-Sex IPV in the National Violence Against Women Survey
    • 210
    • PDF
    Views of Intimate Partner Violence in Same‐ and Opposite‐Sex Relationships
    • 57
    • Highly Influential
    Gender and the Seriousness of Assaults on Intimate Partners and Other Victims
    • 94
    Attitudinal Acceptance of Intimate Partner Violence Among U.S. Adults
    • 164
    Partner Abuse in Ethnic Minority and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations
    • 73
    • PDF