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The Social Dynamics of Family Violence

3rd Edition

By Angela Jean Hattery, Earl Smith

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498 pages | 24 B/W Illus.

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Description

Angela J. Hattery is Professor of Sociology at George Mason University and serves as the Director of the Women & 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 book Policing Black Bodies (October 2017), African American Families: Myths and Realities (2012/2016), Prisoner Reentry and Social Capital (2010), Interracial Intimacies (2009), Interracial Relationships (2009), Intimate Partner Violence (2008), and Women, Work, and Family (2001).

Earl Smith, is Instructor of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University and Emeritus Professor of Sociology and the Rubin Distinguished Professor of American Ethnic Studies at Wake Forest University. Dr. Smith is the former Chairperson of the Department of Sociology, Wake Forest University, from 1997-2005. He is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books, including Prisoner Reentry and Social Capital (2010), Sport and Social Theory (2010), Race, Sport and the American Dream (2014/2009/2007), Interracial Intimacies (2009); Interracial Relationships (2009); and African American Families (2007).

Table of Contents

Preface; Chapter 1: Setting the Stage; Chapter 2: Historical Perspectives on Family Violence; Chapter 3: Theories for Studying Family Violence; Chapter 4: Methods for Studying Family Violence; Chapter 5: Abuse Across the Life Course: Elder Abuse; Chapter 6: Abuse Across the Life Course: Child Abuse; Chapter 7: Sibling Abuse, by Veronica Tichenor; Chapter 8: Outcomes of Child Abuse; Chapter 9: The Economy and Intimate Partner Violence; Chapter 10: Cultural Factors and Intimate Partner Violence; Chapter 11: Religion and Family Violence; Chapter 12: Institutionalized Violence; Chapter 13: Violence in LGBTQ Families; Chapter 14: Prevention and Avoidance; Chapter 15: The Response to Family Violence; Chapter 16: Where Do We Go From Here?; Index

About the Authors

Angela J. Hattery is Professor of Sociology at George Mason University and serves as the Director of the Women & 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 book Policing Black Bodies (October 2017), African American Families: Myths and Realities (2012/2016), Prisoner Reentry and Social Capital (2010), Interracial Intimacies (2009), Interracial Relationships (2009), Intimate Partner Violence (2008), and Women, Work, and Family (2001).

Earl Smith, is Instructor of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University and Emeritus Professor of Sociology and the Rubin Distinguished Professor of American Ethnic Studies at Wake Forest University. Dr. Smith is the former Chairperson of the Department of Sociology, Wake Forest University, from 1997-2005. He is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books, including Prisoner Reentry and Social Capital (2010), Sport and Social Theory (2010), Race, Sport and the American Dream (2014/2009/2007), Interracial Intimacies (2009); Interracial Relationships (2009); and African American Families (2007).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC025000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC026010
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Marriage & Family
SOC051000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Violence in Society