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Acceptance of the Use of Violence in Relationships

Acceptance of the Use of Violence in Relationships is a 2-item measure of an individuals' attitude towards physical violence against a partner.

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Geographies Tested: United States of America

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. Generally speaking, are there situations that you can imagine in which you would approve of a man slapping his wife’sgirlfriend’spartner’s face?
2. Generally speaking, are there situations that you can imagine in which you would approve of a woman slapping her husband’sboyfriend’spartner’s face?

Response Options:
Yes
No

Scoring Procedures

Subjects who respond affirmatively to either of the items are coded “1,” and those who respond negatively to both items are coded “0”.

Original Citation

Franklin, C. A., & Menaker, T. A. (2014). Feminism, status inconsistency, and women's intimate partner victimization in heterosexual relationships. Violence Against Women, 20(7), 825-845. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801214543385

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