FHS 213 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Social Stigma

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Violent Resistance:
Situational Couple Violence or Interactive Violence:
Resorting to violent behavior to act out negative emotions
Committed equally by both sexes
Why do people stay?
Fear of injury/death
Shame (failed marriage, negative social stigma, this isn't supposed to happen to
Hope- that abuser will change, that the victim's actions will make abuser
change, that the violence stop
Lack of resources- abuser controls finances, unemployment, childcare, no access
to bank accounts/credit cards, housing
Dependence on batterer
Children- batterer may threaten to abuse/kill children, fears loos of custody of
children, may not have the resources
Rural environments
Week 4 Day 2
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
7:51 PM
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