The Chinese concept of face and violence against women

Ko Ling Chan

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The study examines the Chinese face embedded in marital violence. Results from the analysis of male batterers showed that the stronger the face-orientation, the greater the masculine gender role stress and thus the greater the likelihood of using violence against a female partner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-73+120+122+124+126
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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