Re: sex based studies on violence...

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Mon Jan 03 2000 - 09:12:15 MST

>The largest study ever done on domestic violence, involving detailed
>interviews with 23,000 victims revealed that in 70% of the cases, the
>woman instigated the violence. Typically she would keep escalating until
>the man responded, at which point the police would be called and the man
>arrested - about 98% of the time back then (this was three or four years
>ago, as i recall).

Have a cite for this study?

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
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