Korean Immigrant Women and Intimate Partner Violence: A Review of the Literature

Suyeon Park

Abstract


This articles reviews and synthesizes the existing empirical studies on intimate partner violence among Korean immigrant women. A comprehensive search of the literature was conducted for the period of 1997 to 2017. From 9 eligible studies that met the inclusion criteria, prevalence rates and risk factors of intimate partner violence and help seeking behavior among Korean immigrant women are discussed. Based on the findings of this review, suggestions for future research are presented.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22158/jar.v2n4p153

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