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The Duluth Model: A data-impervious paradigm and a failed strategy
Aggression and Violent Behavior (2007)
  • Ken Corvo, Syracuse University
  • Donald Dutton

Gondolf has criticized our review as being selective and suggests that the Duluth model is more promising than we had concluded. We note that his own outcome study showed a failure rate for a Duluth program of 40% – identical to the mean rate of the studies we reviewed. We see his critiques as representative of the very mindset we described in our original paper – that of the gender paradigm. We review some of the shortcomings of Gondolf's critique as representative of this mindset. Our conclusion about the failure of the Duluth program remains unchanged.

  • Duluth model; Failed strategy; Psychoeducational; Intimate partner violence
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Ken Corvo and Donald Dutton. "The Duluth Model: A data-impervious paradigm and a failed strategy" Aggression and Violent Behavior Vol. 12 Iss. 6 (2007)
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