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HDF 304/WGS 301 – Family Relationships Violence Review Sheet Violence 1. Why was little research attention given to the topic of violence in intimate relationships prior to the 1970s? 2. Why is it difficult to get accurate assessments of the prevalence of violence? Under reported by victims and perpetrators People don’t know what is/isn’t considered violence 3. You don’t need to know exact statistics, but know general trends. women assaulted more, slapping and hitting most common, partner aggression and child abuse tend to go together 4. How do rates of violence differ by ethnicity? Why? (your response, among other things, should include the words ‘stress’ and ‘acculturation’) greater in Hispanic and blacks than in whites Reasons not directly ethnicity but b/c social class, education, and stress Acculturation important: most and least tend to have more violence…. o
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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