In conclusion, it can be safely established that male aggression plays
a major role in motivating spousal abuse. As indicated, in every
instance where wife-beating occurs there is a high divorce rate.
Furthermore, the significance of these findings show that aggressive behavior
is not a biological fact. Briefly, it is not something innate or
inborn. The fact that aggression is not grounded in biology suggests
that it is culturally and socially constructed. In every society,
men and women learn to behave through a process of enculturation.
As seen through a case with the Nuer society, women often times take on
the role of the husbands. For the westerners, this sometimes comes
as a shock