Societal isolation, violent norms, and gender relations: a reexamination and extension of levinson's model of wife beating

Cross-Cultural Research Published In Pages: 111-133
By Erchak, Gerald M., Rosenfeld, Richard


This article is a re-examination of Levinson's 1989 model of wife beating. Associations between social complexity, cultural support for violence, women's status, and wife beating are tested.

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