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The Glue That Binds: Deconstruction of Walker’s Battered Woman Syndrome  

Author:  Michelle Elizabeth  Robinson, MA.

Source: Volume 05, Number 03, February/March 2000 , pp.33-35(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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This article discusses why women stay in abusive relationships, “deconstructing” models and terminology---the “battered woman syndrome”---developed by Lenore Walker.

Keywords: “battered woman” syndrome as anachronism; “miracle glue” that binds

Affiliations:  1: College of New Caledonia.

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