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Last approved: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 08:03:03 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Sociology (SOC)
SOC
2184
Violence and the Family
Violence and the Family
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No
SOC 1001 or SOC 1002
Corequisites

45

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Term(s) Offered

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Comparative approach to power and violence in family systems. Analysis of devaluation of family relations. Critical survey of explanations of violence and responses made to it.
Upon completion of this course, students will: • understand the history and definitions of family violence, as well as various research methodologies • identify the broader social consequences of family violence, including the physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect of children, spousal abuse, marital rape, dating violence, elder abuse, and violence in gay/lesbian/bisexual relationships • recognize how related factors intersect with family violence, such as socio-economic status, housing, mental health, substance abuse, education, race, and physical/ geographic environment
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Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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