Sexuality & Culture

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 405–467 | Cite as

References Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners: An Updated Annotated Bibliography



This annotated bibliography describes 343 scholarly investigations (270 empirical studies and 73 reviews) demonstrating that women are as physically aggressive as men (or more) in their relationships with their spouses or opposite-sex partners. The aggregate sample size in the reviewed studies exceeds 440,850 people.



The author thanks Diane Roe for her assistance in updating this bibliography.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyCalifornia State UniversityLong BeachUSA

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