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Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace by Johnny Lee

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Are there certain industries or professions that attract or perhaps even develop men or women who commit domestic abuse? The stereotype is that those who are in blue-collar positions or engaged in manual labor or physically strenuous activities are more likely to be violent with their partners, but recent research suggests something different: In 2002, University of California research sociologist Scott Melzer studied the correlation between abusers and their occupations. He examined the professions of abusers who were committed to treatment programs to see if there was a higher prevalence of abusers in certain lines of work. Using abusers who worked in white-collar, management positions as a baseline, he compared these men to the ...

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