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Barnett, Second Edition, Chapter 1: History Definitions, SHORT Know these glossary terms in bold (see p. 435): Substantiated- a type of investigation disposition that concludes that allegation of maltreatment or risk of maltreatment was supported or founded by state law or state policy. Intimate partner violence- violence between sexually intimate couples of almost any age, education level, marital status, and living agreement. Social constructionism- social conditions become social problems Intervention- societal response to family violence after it occurs, including counseling, arrest and medical attention Mandatory reporting laws- laws that require certain classes of professionals to report cases of suspected child or adult abuse; such laws currently exist in all U.S States Mandatory arrest laws- laws that require police to arrest violent intimates when probable cause Primary prevention- efforts to prevent family violence from occurring in the 1 st place. Experts use the term prevention when referring to efforts to prevent recurrences of violence. 1. Does most family violence come to the attention of the authorities and turn up in official estimates. no 2. In 2001, how many US children died from abuse and neglect 1200 3. What percent were under age one 45% 4. Of all homicides, what percent are committed by family members (when assailants are known) 20% 5. Of all female homicide victims, what proportions were killed by intimates (husbands or boyfriends) one third 6. What is the most commonly reported form of child abuse neglect 62%. Least common psychological abuse . 7. How many reports (to the authorities) in 2000 for child maltreatment 3 million 8. Of those, how many substantiated 900,000 10. What is IPV- intimate partner violence 11. What is the NCVS- National Crime Victimization Survey 12. According to the NCVS, what percent of intimate violence victims are women 22% 13. What is the greatest determinant of a person’s level of violence outside the home- Family influence 14. Levesque on four contributing beliefs -that parental rights supersede children’s right and that parents can and should have control over the development of their children; 2) that family members will act in the best interests of children and elderly parents who are not capable of caring for themselves; 3)families rooted in traditional cultures are “strong families, “even though some of their cultural customs justify family violence; 4) families have the right to privacy and autonomy, even though this right often results in harm to vulnerable members. 15. How can violence be “legitimate”- the more society encourages and condones some forms of violence as legitimate, the more illegitimate violence will occur. “spillover effect”-
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course SOCI 4150 & 322 taught by Professor Phildavis during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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