Battered Women Essay by The Research Group

Battered Women
Describes domestic violence.
# 47930 | 1,350 words | 8 sources | 2003 | US
Published on Mar 26, 2004 in Sociology (Social Work) , Women Studies (Marriage) , Criminology (General)

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Describes coercive behaviors, such as actual or threatened physical injury, sexual assault, psychological abuse, economic control, and social isolation. Provides statistics. Discusses the establishment of control and fear in a relationship.

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"One definition ("Domestic Violence Facts Sheet") of "battering" describes this behavior as the "...establishment of control and fear in a relationship through violence and other forms of abuse. The batterer uses acts of violence and a series of ..."

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