This essay explores the communicative aspects of domestic violence by articulating the Eurocentric components of domestic violence research. Utilizing a post-colonial ethnography, this essay reconceptualizes domestic violence from a South Asian perspective, articulating the ways in which relational violence, its acceptance and its social function are gendered.
Bhatt, Archana Pathak
The Sita Syndrome: Examining the Communicative Aspects of Domestic Violence from a South Asian Perspective.
Journal of International Women's Studies, 9(3), 155-173.
Available at: http://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/vol9/iss3/9