PREFERRED TERM
abusive partners  
DEFINITION
  • There is much debate about the goals of batterers programs and whether or not they are effective in reducing and eliminating woman battering. In evaluating the issue, it is helpful to identify and discuss different approaches and complex tensions that exist in the field of batterer intervention. [Source: Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime; Batterers and Abusive Partners]
ENTRY TERMS
  • batterers
BELONGS TO GROUP
URI
https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/abusive_partners
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