Focuses on black and Hispanic families, discussing socio-economics, cycle of abuse, causal differences, prevention and treatment.
# 19618 | 2,025 words | 8 sources | 1992 |
Published on Feb 23, 2003 in Psychology (Child and Adolescent) , Sociology (Welfare) , Child, Youth Issues (Child Abuse) , Latin-American Studies (Race, Class, Gender Issues) , African-American Studies (General)
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From the Paper:"Child Abuse Patterns in Black and Hispanic Families
A society's attitude toward children is part of a whole texture of values that may vary greatly from one culture to another, even among neighboring peoples. American cultural attitudes toward children are very complex. They derive from a mix of cultures; American black, Hispanic, Latin, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, European; from dominant American attitudes toward youth and vitality; from a European tradition that has over the last several hundred years gradually increased the dependency of youth.
Although politicians, social workers, the media, even congressional committees are railing at parental abuse of children, in fact it is our institutions-our schools, our legal ..."
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