CitationFoshee, Vangie Ann; Bauman, Karl E.; & Linder, George Fletcher (1999). Family Violence and the Perpetration of Adolescent Dating Violence: Examining Social Learning and Social Control Processes. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 61(2), 331-42.
AbstractThis study empirically examines why exposure to family violence and adolescent dating violence are associated. Data are from self-administered questionnaires completed in schools by 1,965 eighth- and ninth-grade students. Exposure to family violence was positively associated with dating violence. For both genders, this relationship was mediated by the social-learning-theory-derived variables of acceptance of dating violence and aggressive conflict-response style. For males, the relationship also was mediated by the social-learning-theory-derived variable of positive outcome expectations and the control-theory-derived variable of belief in the conventional rules of society.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleJournal of Marriage and the Family
Author(s)Foshee, Vangie Ann
Bauman, Karl E.
Linder, George Fletcher