Acceptance of the Use of Violence in Relationships is a 2-item measure of an individuals' attitude towards physical violence against a partner.
Geographies Tested: United States of America
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adults
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?
Subjects who respond affirmatively to either of the items are coded “1,” and those who respond negatively to both items are coded “0”.
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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