CCJ5684: Family Violence 3
This graduate seminar is an overview of issues regarding domestic violence. Theory, definition and methodology in terms of intimate and family relationships ranging from child abuse to intimate partner violence to elder abuse will be examined. Attention will be paid to structural inequalities and how they emerge in social institutions and contexts that intersect with domestic violence. Discussions include how family violence is approached by scholars, practitioners, professionals and the general public, and possibilities for alleviating this social problem.