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Daly & Wilson

Found common themes in male murder. Most murders are committed by males because they are more likely to kill sexual rivals due to: 1) sexual jealousy--kill to eliminate suspicions/competition. 2) lack of resources
-- kill to get more. 3) threats to male status--kill to stay in dominant position.

Also found: common trigger for murder is attention from another male

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Shackleford

Self report survey found a positive correlation between male jealousy and use of mate retention strategies and violence on female partners.

-SDB

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Dobash & Dobash

Found that women cite sexual jealousy as the main cause of violent acts from male partners.

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Buss

US students