Teen Dating Violence: A Closer Look at Adolescent Romantic Relationships

This document presents a gender analysis of teen dating violence. The author examines physical aggression by girls and boys. The authors describe the differences between adult intimate partner violence and teen dating violence.

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Teen Dating Violence: A Closer Look at Adolescent Relationships by Carrie Mulford and Peggy Giordano for the National Institute of Justice (2008)

This document presents a gender analysis of teen dating violence. The author draws on various studies to examine physical aggression by girls and boys. The authors describe the differences between adult intimate partner violence and teen dating violence and note that applying adult intimate partner violence perspective to teen dating violence is problematic.

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