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On the Meaning of the Decrease in DV: An Exchange  

Author:  Staff Editors.

Source: Volume 18, Number 04, April/May 2013 , pp.49-51(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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DVR received two letters in response to Professor Frank Zimring’s article in the last issue of DVR- from Evan Stark and Joan Meier. The letters are reproduced here, together with Professor Zimring’s reply. Also included is a chart, “Male and Female Victimization Rates, 1980-2010”.

Keywords: downward trend in partner assault; problems with National Crime Victims Survey; NCVS; gender-specific death rates from family homicides

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