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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 333–357.
Published: 06 September 2012
...Kathryn M. Yount; Nafisa Halim; Sidney Ruth Schuler; Sara Head Abstract According to the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) in poorer countries, 50 % of women of reproductive age report that wife hitting or beating is justified. Such high rates may result from structural pressures to adopt...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1143–1170.
Published: 01 June 2021
... this analysis to show that concordance/discordance in husbands' and wives' attitudes about IPV are meaningful analytical categories that are predictive of other dynamics within the family. Couples' views on wife beating might influence women's likelihood of reporting IPV, or couples' views on the acceptability...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 269–288.
Published: 01 May 2003
... lower risks of violence, presumably by reinforcing nascent normative changes in gender relations. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2003 2003 Domestic Violence Physical Violence Wife Beating Credit Program Sample Registration System References Abdullah T.A...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1551–1572.
Published: 21 May 2014
... have a right to . 3 The 2006 MICS translation of this question was, “In your opinion, do you find acceptable for the husband to hit or beat his wife in the following situations [. . .]? Our translation includes only “beat” because only one word was included in Vietnamese (Đánh). 4...
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Published: 06 September 2012
whether a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife for any of five behavioral transgressions, each with unstated motivations. B = Modified DHS questions about whether a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife for any of the same five behavioral transgressions in A, but clarifying More
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 293–307.
Published: 01 May 2006
... ), 26 – 45 . Diop-Sidibé, N. 2001. “Domestic Violence Against Women in Egypt: Risk Factors and Health Outcomes of Wife Beating.” Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation. School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. Ellsberg , M.C. , Heise , L. , Pena , R. , Agurto , S...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Jejeebhoy , S.J. ( 1995 ). Women’s Education, Autonomy, and Reproductive Behaviour: Experience From Developing Countries . Oxford : Clarendon . Jejeebhoy , S.J. ( 1998 ). Associations Between Wife-Beating and Fetal and Infant Death: Impressions From a Survey in Rural India . Studies...
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Published: 01 April 2022
men's mobile phone ownership and their attitudes that wife beating is justified for various reasons, for all countries combined (left) and by country (right). Women's data are from DHS women's files, with domestic violence weights. Full specifications are reported (all controls included). The top right More
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Demography (2022) 59 (2): 653–684.
Published: 01 April 2022
... men's mobile phone ownership and their attitudes that wife beating is justified for various reasons, for all countries combined (left) and by country (right). Women's data are from DHS women's files, with domestic violence weights. Full specifications are reported (all controls included). The top right...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 419–436.
Published: 01 August 2003
... on freedom of movement compared with the Buddhist but not the Hindu areas. For being beaten, the patterns were quite different. In all but two of nine paired settings for which data were available, the mean levels of wife beat- ing were lower (or similar) in the Muslim than in the non-Muslim localities...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1797–1823.
Published: 28 October 2015
...; today’s families are far more humane and egalitarian than anything that came before. Corporal punishment of wives is universally condemned, and wife-beating is illegal in every state. Child-beating is still legal in the United States, but even in Texas, it is no longer acceptable to punish a child...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 347–371.
Published: 27 January 2020
... ). Associations between wife-beating and fetal and infant death: Impressions from a survey in rural India . Studies in Family Planning , 29 , 300 – 308 . 10.2307/172276 Karamagi C. A. S. , Tumwine J. K. , Tylleskar T. , & Heggenhougen K. ( 2007 ). Intimate partner violence...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1821–1852.
Published: 03 November 2016
... (Antai and Adaji 2012 ), even when women’s mean grades of schooling and other community attributes are controlled for. In Egypt, the adjusted odds of justifying wife hitting or beating were lower among women who lived in communities with an older average age at first marriage (Yount and Li 2010...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1819–1843.
Published: 10 July 2013
.... , & Wahba S. ( 2002 ). Propensity score-matching methods for nonexperimental causal studies . The Review of Economics and Statistics , 84 , 151 – 161 . 10.1162/003465302317331982 Diop-Sidibe N. ( 2001 ). Domestic violence against women in Egypt: Risk factors and health out-comes of wife...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1447–1473.
Published: 02 July 2018
...)   Only wife wants <4 children –0.51 0.30 0.2 –1.0 102   Only husband wants <4 children –0.72 0.30 –0.2 1.6 97   Both want >3 children –1.04 0.30 –3.3 0.2 101  Acceptance of wife beating (ref. = no)   Wife = yes –0.17 0.23 –4.6 0.1 100   Husband = yes –0.01...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 787–809.
Published: 08 May 2015
...) 2.0 (1.2) 2.0 (1.2)  Wife makes decisions about earnings (0–1) 0.7 (0.4) 0.7 (0.4) 0.7 (0.5) 0.7 (0.4) 0.7 (0.4) 0.7 (0.4)  Wife beating not acceptable (0–1) 0.9 (0.3) 0.9 (0.3) 0.5 (0.5) 0.5 (0.5) 0.4 (0.5) 0.3 (0.5) Pathway 3  Reads newspaper (0–1) 0.3 (0.5) 0.3 (0.5...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 99–112.
Published: 01 February 1987
... with an earlier finding, on a subsampIe of dual-earner parents only, that a wife's shift-work status is contingent on her husband's job characteristics as weIl as her own, but a husband's shift-work status is contingent only on his job characteristics. The current data show that the differential by shift-work...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 267–282.
Published: 01 May 2001
... a positive association, however, between joining a group and a husband s threats of taking another wife. A woman who ex- periences this type of abuse is likely to feel insecure in her marriage and may seek to become more financially indepen- dent through membership in a savings scheme. Mahmud and Huda (1997...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 195–220.
Published: 31 January 2020
... spouse. First, consider our measure of the positive emotional bond between spouses. Fathers and mothers were each asked, “How much do you love ( maya ) your (husband/wife)? Very much, some, a little, or not at all?” The item is coded 1 for “a little” or “not at all,” 2 for “some,” and 3 for “very much...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1765–1790.
Published: 07 October 2019
... to family and friends. The second indicator, empowered domestic violence, was based on five questions on whether a man is justified in beating his wife/partner under various circumstances: if she (1) went out without telling him; (2) neglected the children; (3) argued with him; (4) refused to have sex...
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