Physical Violence in American Families: Risk Factors and Adaptations to Violence in 8,145 Families

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The informative and controversial findings in this book are based on two path-breaking national surveys of American families. Both show that while the family may be the central locus of love and support, it is also the locus of risk for those who are physically assaulted. The book provides a wealth of information on gender differences and similarities in violence, and on the effects of gender roles and inequality. Two landmark American studies of violence from the National Family Violence survey form the basis of this ...

Physical Violence in American Families: Risk Factors and Adaptations to Violence in 8,145 Families 1989, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780887382635

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