Principal Investigator(s): Wooldredge, John
Summary: This study examined empirical relationships between various court dispositions and the prevalence, incidence, and delay of domestic violence recidivism. It built on past research by examining the possible effects of formal and informal social controls at the individual level, as well as the contextual effects of community characteristics on individual behavior. The researchers collected information on 3,662 suspects arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence (specifically, assault against an int... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03013.v1
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