Written Assignment: Theory for Domestic Violence

In a 3- to 5-page paper, select one of the theories below that you feel best explains why people commit domestic violence. Describe the theory and the work that supports it.

Strongly support the theory with detailed information and at least four examples of specific situations that support the theory. Support for the theory should be from peer-reviewed articles.


Family System Theory
Perversion Theory
Self-Attitude Theory
Learned Helplessness Theory
Survivor Theory
Stress Theory
Social Learning Theory
Patriarchy Theory
Conflict Theory
Social Bond Theory

NOTE: This Assignment will require outside research. Use at least two credible sources beyond the text material. You may consult the Library, the internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations and references in APA style. Discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used. All outside resources used should have been published within the past 5 years.