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Israel (May 2013) Professor Murray Straus tells Arutz Sheva: "People refuse to believe it, but women abuse men just as much as men abuse women.
Newspaper Link: Expert: Women Abuse as Often as Men
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Video Published on Nov 26, 2012
Murray Straus, PhD and Elizabeth Gershoff, PhD who are nationally recognized researchers on Corporal Punishment talk about the what Science tells us about the long-term effects of spanking children.
Dr. Straus is the leading researcher on the effects of Corporal Punishment. He is Professor of Sociology and founder and Co-Director of the Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire (since 1968). Previously taught at the Univ of Minnesota, Cornell, Wisconsin, Washington State, U of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Visiting Professor: U. of Kentucky, U. Bombay (India), U. of York (England), Columbia Univ, U. of Leuven Belgium http://pubpages.unh.edu/~mas2/
Dr. Gershoff is of Professor of Human Develoment and Family Sciences, University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Gershoff is a developmental psychologist who studies how parenting generally and discipline in particular affect children's development. She is interested in how parenting affects children differently within contexts of poverty and low income, neighborhoods, schools, and culture. She is also interested in associations between children's exposures to various forms of violence (from parents, communities, and terrorism) and their mental health and risk behaviors. http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/prc/directory/faculty/ethomp
Video Published on Apr 9, 2012
We have only heard half the story about domestic violence and that half is the female victims and male perpetrators. But there is another side to this story. The male victims and female perpetrators. Somehow that side of the story simply doesn't get told. This short video touches on these issues and opens up the reality of the male side of domestic violence.
Video Published on Jul 16, 2012
Murray A. Straus shared highlights of his more than three decades of research at the Family Forum Series event. Since anger, aggression and violence are among the most frequent side-effects of punishment, The Reverend Dr. John Westerhoff, an Episcopal priest and theologian-in-residence at St Luke's Episcopal Church in Atlanta, recommended instead setting appropriate boundaries for children.