Contexts for women’s aggression against men

Bates, Elizabeth A. (2019) Contexts for women’s aggression against men. In: Shackelford, Todd K. and Weekes-Shackelford, Viviana, (eds.) Encyclopaedia of evolutionary psychological science (in press). Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland. Item availability may be restricted.

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The aim of the current paper is to consider women’s violence towards their male partners. The contrasting pattern of sex differences exists where intra-sexually, women are not as aggressive as men, but within relationships men and women are equally as likely to perpetrate aggression. This paper explores the evidence of women’s aggression, the evolutionary theoretical explanations and evidence of personality and psychopathology that is predictive of women’s aggression.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
ISBN: 9783319196497
Departments: Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Depositing User: Elizabeth Bates
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2017 15:18
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2018 03:00

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