The Social Dynamics Of Family Violence

September 25, 2019|
The Social Dynamics Of Family Violence by Angela J. Hattery
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The Social Dynamics of Family Violenceexplores family violence throughout the life course, from child abuse and neglect to intimate partner violence and elder abuse. Paying special attention to the social character and institutional causes of family violence, Hattery and Smith ask students to consider how social inequality, especially gender inequality, contributes to tensions and explosive tendencies in family settings. Students learn about individual preventative measures and are also invited to question the justice of our current social structure, with implications for social policy and reorganization. Hattery and Smith also examine violence against women globally and relate this to violence in the United States. Unique coverage of same-sex and multicultural couples, as well as of theory and methods, make this text an essential element of any course considering the sociology of family violence.

Angela J. Hatteryis Professor of Sociology at George Mason University and serves as the Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program at George Mason University. Her research focuses on social stratification, gender, family, and race. She is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books, including her latest titles Gende...
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Title:The Social Dynamics Of Family ViolenceFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:534 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inShipping dimensions:534 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inPublished:September 25, 2019Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1138326046

ISBN - 13:9781138326040

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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