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Chapter 11 Domestic Violence 1
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2 Domestic Violence in Historical Perspective Domestic violence : Violent acts between family members or between women and men in intimate or dating relationships
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3 Early History Government should enforce moral behavior (Puritans) Moral behavior excluded wife beating or other violent acts by husbands Intervention supported when seen as shoring up families Not supported when seen as undermining men’s authority over families
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4 First law against wife beating enacted in 1641 in Massachusetts Enforcement of this unclear— actual number charged was small Late 1800s child protection movement began Children viewed as emotionally rewarding beings to be nurtured Early History (cont.)
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5 Power and authority of men over women Social structure supported men’s control over women through law and social custom “Rule of Thumb”—man could beat his wife with The Twentieth Century—The Political Model of Domestic Violence
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6 Deeply rooted in laws and
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course SOCL 2505 taught by Professor Mecom during the Spring '06 term at LSU.

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