Husband Battering

  • Suzanne K. Steinmetz
  • Joseph S. Lucca


Research on victimization resulting from discrimination has focused on racial minorities (e.g., Blacks, Hispanics, and Indians, and on women). Thus, it is not surprising that research on spouse violence has tended to focus almost exclusively on wife abuse. Although studies of infanticide (Radbill, 1974) and homicide (Wolfgang, 1958) clearly indicate that women have the potential to be violent, their use of physical violence on their husbands has carefully been avoided.


Domestic Violence Physical Abuse Physical Violence Family Violence Marital Conflict 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suzanne K. Steinmetz
    • 1
  • Joseph S. Lucca
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Individual and Family Studies, Life and Health SciencesUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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