Session 133:
Understanding Domestic Violence in Developing Countries

Saturday, April 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
3rd Floor

Chair: Sonya Rastogi, University of Maryland
Discussant: Valerie L. Durrant, National Research Council

  1. Domestic Violence in Nicaragua: The Roles of Individuals, Families, and Communities in the Cessation of AbuseKiersten Johnson, ORC Macro

  2. A Feminist Study of Domestic Violence in Rural IndiaNiveditha Menon, Pennsylvania State University; Michael P. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University

  3. Does More Dowry Make Life Better for Brides? A Test of Bequest Theories of Dowry in Rural BangladeshLuciana Suran, Population Council; Sajeda Amin, Population Council

  4. Sexual Jealousy and Intimate Partner Violence in Urban China: A Population-Based SurveyTianfu Wang, University of Chicago; Edward O. Laumann, University of Chicago

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