I recorded a video lecture on the subject of family violence and abuse, including intimate partner violence, rape, and sexual abuse, with some discussion of the COVID pandemic implications. The 24-minute video is on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/aDg9PmSqkfk Related pieces that came out after I recorded this: The Telegraph: 'I have five minutes and I need…
I wrote this for The Conversation. Read the original here. Observers may be quick to declare social trends “good” or “bad” for families, but such conclusions are rarely justified. What’s good for one family – or group of families – may be bad for another. And within families, interests do not always align. Divorce is…
Things change. Some things more than others.
If intimate partner violence is partly triggered by men's economic hardship and insecurity, then the 2008-2009 spike might fit a recession story.
Couple ngram associations. See them here.
The Force is very strong in this Romney gun correlation.
I am not coming unhinged. I am concerned about the damage done by Rosin's corruption of the evidence to support the claim that women's domination is nigh.
The sources behind my comments on NPR.
The evidence is not so clear.
Everyone likes research with important direct implications, but pushing it to the personal level can be misleading.