Contexte et conséquences de la violence conjugale envers les hommes et les femmes au Canada, 2004

Contexte et conséquences de la violence conjugale envers les hommes et les femmes au Canada, 2004

Over the past few decades, spousal violence has become a major social concern. The aim of the report entitled Contexte et conséquences de la violence conjugale envers les hommes et les femmes au Canada, 2004 is to describe the prevalence of spousal violence using the data gathered in the 2004 General Social Survey.

The seven chapters of this publication broach various aspects of the prevalence, context, and consequences of spousal violence in Québec and Canada in 2004:

  • methodology
  • prevalence of violence
  • typology of contexts of violence
  • consequences of violence
  • questioning of Johnson's typology
  • psychopathology and generality of violence
  • alternative approach to a typology of situations of violence

This report is a partial update of La violence conjugale envers les hommes et les femmes au Québec et au Canada, 1999, published in 2003.