HLTA02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Racialization, Intersectionality, Class Discrimination

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Violence against women became significant in the 60-70"s. 50% of women over 18 have faced at least on incidence of sexual or physical assault. 29% of women in a marriage have reported at least one physical or sexual assault. Women have more sexual assault, but same physical assault at workplace. 77% of nurses reported at least one incidence of assault, 50% was at risk for a physical assault. Three reasons for violence: interpersonal, family, and gender politics. Refers to the psychological understand and interpretation of the violence. Violence can arise due to power or gender inequalities. The last model of gender politics deals with the social context. Feminist approach only takes one view, instead of both the male and women perceptive. Also there many other factors like race and status that can have more effects. Intersectionality observes how different forms of oppression deal with one another. Inequalities cause barriers for obtaining support for violence.

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