Physical punishment of children and wifebeating in cross-cultural perspective

Child Abuse and Neglect Vol/Iss. 5(2) Pergamon Press Published In Pages: 193-195
By Levinson, David


Socialization of children involving violence will be positively associated with frequent wifebeating (194)


A general association was found with the gamma test. A closer look at the distribution of cases shows that infrequent wifebeating is associated with rare physical punishment, but frequent wifebeating is unassociated with the level of physical punishment.


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