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Title:
Family violence
Author:
Lloyd, J. D., 1959-
Publication Information:
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
138 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Who are the victims of family violence? -- Women are victims of family violence / Men are victims of family violence / Children are victims of many forms of abuse / Elderly are vulnerable to abuse / Gays and lesbians are often victims / Is the prevalence of family violence exaggerated? -- Yes: the prevalence of family violence is exaggerated -- Violence against women is overreported / Child abuse is overreported / No: family violence is not exaggerated -- Child abuse is underreported or misreported / Sibling abuse is underreported / What are the causes of family violence? -- Unequal gender roles contribute to family violence / Unequal gender roles are not the main cause of family violence / Violence in the media contributes to family violence / Men who were abused as children are more likely to batter their wives / Elder abuse is caused by stress on the caregiver / How can family violence be reduced? -- Stronger efforts are needed to reduce family violence -- Stronger efforts by police can help reduce family violence / Religious leaders can help reduce domestic abuse / Some efforts to reduce family violence are ineffective -- Mandatory reporting by physicians is ineffective in reducing domestic violence / Mandatory arrests and restraining orders are ineffective / Religious communities may exacerbate the problem of child abuse
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ISBN:
9780737704518

9780737704525
Format :
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