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1. ALEXANDER, RENATA. 1993. "WIFE-BATTERING - AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE." JOURNAL OF FAMILY VIOLENCE 8 (3): 229-251. HTTPS://LINKSPRINGERCOM.EZP01.LIBRARY.QUT.EDU.AU/ARTICLE/10.1007%2FBF00988770. In this article Alexander review a definition of wife-battering in the literature. Therefore, she analyses the statistics from six separate surveys conducted from 1980 to 1988 in various States and Territories in Australia. For this study, she concentrates on physical assault more than mental assault. She examined all aspects of physical violence such as “the form of abuse, severity, frequency, intention, and meaning”. In this article, she also analysed the reasons for wife-battering and she inspect this issue from an Australian view point. Moreover, this study answers the question way women stay in violent relationships and why this issue is in some cases legitimised and why women try to keep this violence behind the private walls of the family. The importance of this study for the case question is that it defines the term wife-battering and its reason help the understanding why Laura Smith stay 17 years in this violent relationship and how can she say that the violence behaviour of Todd Smith only when he is drunk.

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