Dobash And She's Suicides

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1. What do you think best explains why the rate of women killing their husbands has declined? According to Dobash and Dobash, whom stated “when the woman dies it signifies the most extreme form of violence at the hands of the male partner. However, if the man dies, it is because the female is protecting herself by self-defense” (Alvarez, Bachman 99). Today, women are raising their children on their own rather than in a home with their husbands. Therefore, they are not put in a situation where their children have to watch abuse in the home. Some studies have proved that children who have witnessed abuse are more likely to act aggressively to their intimate partner. For instance, the dispute between Chris Brown and Rihanna; Brown’s childhood

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