Black Family Violence: Current Research and Theory

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Lexington Books, 2002 - Social Science - 216 pages
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Gathering together scholars from across the social sciences, Black Family Violence is one of the first books to chart new courses for research, while simultaneously serving as a fundamental introduction to family relationship issues in the study of black family life.
 

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Contents

Is Violence in Black Families Increasing? A Comparison of 1975 and 1985 National Survey Rates
3
Child Maltreatment Incidence and Severity
19
A Profile of Violence toward Black Children
21
Psychosocial Characteristics of Mothers of Physically Abused and Neglected Children Do They Differ by Race?
35
Interspousal Violence
73
Victimization of Mothers of Abused Children A Controlled Study
75
Spousal Violence A CrossRacial Perspective
85
Racial Differences among Shelter Residents A Comparison of Anglo Black and Hispanic Battered Women
103
Black Women Who Kill Their Loved Ones
129
Patterns of Marital Homicide A Comparison of Husbands and Wives
147
Preventing Violence
161
Clinical Care Update Preventive Strategies for Dealing with Violence among Blacks
163
The Need for Cultural Competencies in Child Protective Service Work
175
References
187
Index
207
About the Contributors
215

Violence toward the Elderly
115
Elder Abuse in the Black Family
117
Family Homicides
127
About the Editor
217
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Page 200 - Rose, HM 1981 Black homicide and the urban environment. United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Mental Health.

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Personality and Social Development, University of Guelph.

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