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The Dimensions of Battering: New Understandings  

Author:  Lee H.  Bowker, Ph.D..

Source: Volume 09, Number 02, December/January 2004 , pp.17-18(2)

Domestic Violence Report

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In this column, investigating lethal counter-violence cases, Bowker proposes five dimensions that encompass the batterer’s system for controlling the battered woman. These are: physical, psychological, sexual, economic and social

Keywords: theoretical framework for analyzing the circumstances leading to these victim precipitated homicides; battering control abuse scale; California Board of Prison Terms; BPT

Affiliations:  1: Humboldt State University.

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