Women and Physical Screen Violence



Violence is commonly thought to be sexually biased: men are supposed to be prone to aggression more than women. According to statistics, men do indeed resort more often to physical violence than women, although in some modern urban environments there has been a notable increase of violence among adolescent females. However, as definitions of physical violence vary quite considerably among ethnic groups, sexes, and individuals, is it is quite difficult to compare figures. According to a survey conducted in Finland, among adolescent females, a slap on the face was not considered to be a serious act of violence.1


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© Henry Bacon 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of HelsinkiFinland

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