Wednesday, October 16, 2013
The Journal of Family Violence Demonizes Households Headed by Fathers as Prone to Violence
"Most Americans cling to an image of the family that includes tranquility, happiness, love between members, shared norms and values, and above all else, safety. Recent investigations, however, have been making it increasingly clear that the home is a dangerous place..."
In a culture such as ours, where male violence is largely approved and condoned and "masculine" ideals include aggressiveness, almost any woman can become a victim...Other researchers believe that violence against wives is historically structured into marriage under patriarchy"