Who gets blamed for intimate partner violence? The relative contributions of perpetrator sex category, victim confrontation, and observer attitudes.

@article{Stewart2012WhoGB,
  title={Who gets blamed for intimate partner violence? The relative contributions of perpetrator sex category, victim confrontation, and observer attitudes.},
  author={Cindy Stewart and Todd Moore and Travis Crone and Stacie Craft Defreitas and Deborah L. Rhatigan},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 18},
  pages={3739-54}
}
The present study examined the effects of perpetrator sex category, victim confrontation, observer sex category, and observer attitudes on attributions of blame and behavioral stability for partner violence. Data were collected from 728 college-aged students enrolled at 2 universities in the United States. Results demonstrated that males and females attributed less blame and behavioral stability to female perpetrators than male perpetrators, especially if the perpetrator was provoked. Moreover… CONTINUE READING

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