Behind Closed Doors: Violence in the American Family

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August 2006



The marriage license as a hitting license, child abuse, sibling war Behind Closed Doors is the unprecedented national survey of the extent, patterns, and causes of violence in the American family. Based on a seven-year study of over 2,000 families, the authors provide landmark insights into this phenomenon of violence and what causes Americans to inflict it on their family members.


Murray A. Straus has been a professor of sociology at the University of New Hampshire since 1968. He is the author of over seventy-five articles on the sociology of the family, South Asia, and rural sociology. Richard J. Gelles is chairman of the department of sociology at the University of Rhode Island. Suzanne K. Steinmetz is an associate professor at the College of Home Economics at the University of Delaware.

EAN: 9781412805919
ISBN: 1412805910
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2006
Seitenanzahl: 301 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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