Behind Closed Door: Violence in the American Family
Anchor Press, 1980 - Social Science - 301 pages
Based on seven years of research and interviews with more than 2,000 families, this nationwide study of the patterns and causes of violence within the American family focuses on such problems as child abuse, wife beating, and husband beating
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Violence in the Home
The Marriage License as a Hitting License
Spare the Rod?
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Abuse Index abusive violence American families American Humane Association asked assault battered beaten beating behavior Boston Globe boys brother or sister catharsis cent chapter characteristics Chart checklist chil Child Abuse Prediction concurrent validity Conflict Tactics Scales conflict theory couples difference domestic violence dren Erin Pizzey fact factors family members family violence fathers forms of violence girls higher rates husband-beating husbands and wives income interviewed kicked knife or gun lence less living at home marital marriage normal number of children olence parents physical punishment physical violence police problem punched pushing question rate of child rate of violence reason reported respondents sample scores severe violence shoving Sibling Abuse sibling violence slaps and spankings social Spouse Abuse Straus stress survey teen-agers things tion tween victims Violence Index violence rates violence toward children violent acts violent families violent homes wife abuse wife-beating women worker