The Chinese concept of face and violence against women

Ko Ling Chan

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Abstract

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
Volume49
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jan 1

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  • Sociology and Political Science

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Chan, Ko Ling. / The Chinese concept of face and violence against women. In: International Social Work. 2006 ; Vol. 49, No. 1. pp. 65-73+120+122+124+126.
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In: International Social Work, Vol. 49, No. 1, 01.01.2006, p. 65-73+120+122+124+126.

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