The Causes of Wife Abuse - Who Is Abused?, Who Are The Offenders?, A Question Of Power, Psychological Explanations Of Abuse
Although researchers have studied wife abuse for about thirty years, scholars from different intellectual traditions often disagree on its origins and the actions required to prevent and address the problem. Sociologists and anthropologists interpret data differently from economists and political scientists. Psychologists and other therapists perceive different facets of the problem, as do social service and shelter workers. Abused women have their own perspectives on the problem.