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Wife Abuse and Rape of Women

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines acts of aggression involving domestic abuse of female spouses and the rape of women. The findings reveal that women account for a great amount of aggressive behaviours in ... More


‘Sending them to heaven’: Homicide and the family

Richard Mc Mahon

in Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The role of the family in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland, let alone the role of violence within it, has received little attention. This chapter fills a major gap in the historiography by exploring ... More


Battered Women, Happy Genes: There Is No Such Thing as Altruism, Pathological or Otherwise

Satoshi Kanazawa

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0217
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter suggests that the problem of cooperation and altruism, one of the central theoretical problems of evolutionary biology and rational choice theory, may already have been resolved. Making ... More


Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

John W. Renfrew

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the causes and control of aggression from a broad scientific perspective. It discusses the methodological concerns involved and reviews representative studies of the contributions ... More


Enter Nick Wade

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter gives brief biographical information on Ann’s third husband, Nicholas Wade. The chapter also discusses Ann’s remaining television work before her retirement in 1952 as well as the ... More


Varied Experiences of International Marriage

Etsuko Takushi Crissey

in Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824856489
eISBN:
9780824875619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856489.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Interviewees included women with successful marriages whose husbands had died, one from the effects of Agent Orange after deployment in Vietnam and another from leukemia. Flashbacks from his ... More


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