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Behind Closed Doors: Violence in the American Family
PART ONE: THE ISSUES Violence in the Home PART TWO: THE VIOLENT FAMILY The Marriage License as a Hitting License Spare the Rod? Kids Will Be Kids Violence Between Brothers and Sisters PART THREE:Expand
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Societal Change and Change in Family Violence from 1975 to 1985 As Revealed by Two National Surveys
Comparisons between two national surveys conducted in 1975 and 1985 on the rates of physical violence against children and spouses are presented in this article. The sample consisted of 2143 familiesExpand
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Physical Violence in American Families: Risk Factors and Adaptations to Violence in 8,145 Families
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 andExpand
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Physical Violence in American Families: Risk Factors and Adaptations to Violence in 8,145 Families
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 andExpand
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Verbal aggression by parents and psychosocial problems of children.
Analyses of data on a nationally representative sample of 3,346 American parents with a child under 18 living at home found that 63% reported one or more instances of verbal aggression, such asExpand
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Intimate Violence in Families
Introduction Violence between Intimates Historical Legacy - Contemporary Approval The Youngest Victims Violence toward Children The 'Appropriate' Victims Women Hidden Victims Siblings, Adolescents,Expand
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Adolescent risk behaviors and religion: findings from a national study.
Too few studies have assessed the relationship between youth risk behaviors and religiosity using measures which captured the varied extent to which youth are engaged in religion. This study appliedExpand
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Abused Wives: Why Do They Stay.
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