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Abusive EndingsSeparation and Divorce Violence against Women$
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Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780520285743

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520285743.001.0001

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Explaining Separation/Divorce Violence against Women

Explaining Separation/Divorce Violence against Women

(p.86) Chapter Four Explaining Separation/Divorce Violence against Women
Abusive Endings

Walter S. Dekeseredy

Molly Dragiewicz

Martin D. Schwartz

University of California Press

This chapter reviews widely read and cited social scientific theories of separation and divorce violence against women. Explanations covered include the male proprietariness thesis, the challenge thesis, a feminist/male peer support model of separation and divorce sexual assault, a rural masculinity crisis/male peer support model of separation/divorce sexual assault, and the social and economic exclusion model of separation/divorce woman abuse in public housing.

Keywords:   theory, feminism, male peer support, rural, public housing

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