Qualitative research on spouse abuse.

Zvi Eisikovits, Einat Peled

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


the purpose of this chapter is to examine some of the shortcomings of the positivistic paradigm in the study of spouse abuse and to show the potential of the naturalistic one / we do this by examining some empirical and theoretical evidence stemming from both methodological traditions single reality or multiple realities / linear or circular and multiple causality / value-free or value-laden research / is qualitative research on spousal violence usable in public policy (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFamily violence: Research and public policy issues.
Place of PublicationWashington, DC, US
PublisherAmerican Enterprise Institute
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)0-8447-3707-0
StatePublished - 1990


  • *Domestic Violence
  • *Experimentation
  • *Methodology
  • Government Policy Making


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