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Family Violence

Description:
This course seeks to help participants develop a critical understanding of force and violence within the family structure. Emphasis is on violence between spouses, and between children and parents; and on the prevalence, the character, and the causes of such violence. Topics also include society''s reaction to family violence, and its policies of control and treatment; and the sexual abuse and exploitation of children and women.

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