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By Diane Deanda,Rosina M Becerra

comprehend violence inside its cultural context!

To lessen violence, we have to comprehend what it really is, the place it comes from, and what it skill in cultural context. Violence: various Populations and groups presents new empirical study and theoretical versions that can assist you comprehend the influence of violence on quite a few ethnic and cultural teams. From the consequences of abuse on Latino childrens to elderly Korean-American women's perceptions of elder mistreatment, this accomplished quantity covers every age, many ethnic teams, and a number of sorts of violence.

Violence: varied Populations and groups seems at such missed populations as Mexican, Korean, Vietnamese, and Cambodian immigrants in addition to Black, Caucasian, and Latino cultures. The different types of violence studied variety from the devastation of struggle to protecting elders remoted for lengthy sessions of time and culturally particular types of abuse. This entire quantity additionally features a thorough literature overview, stressing the necessity for extra study, specifically into the desires and reports of ignored populations, and suggesting fruitful components for extra inquiry.

Violence: various Populations and groups asks and solutions advanced questions, together with:

  • Is battle or highway violence extra nerve-racking for adolescent refugees from the Khmer Rouge?
  • What social aid merits do road gangs provide their individuals?
  • How do cultural expectancies of female and male roles have an effect on relationship violence?
  • What culturally delicate interventions most sensible deal with the wishes of a Latina rape survivor?
  • How do ladies of assorted Asian cultures reply to spousal battering?
  • How can practitioners operating with elder abuse sufferers outline their roles, targets, and interventions to house cultural differences?

    The groundbreaking learn in Violence: various Populations and groups offers an illuminating exploration into the cultural which means of violence. by way of wondering regular assumptions and learning what violence potential to people who be afflicted by it and perpetrate it, practitioners can larger serve multicultural buyer populations. This e-book will switch how you see violence by means of supporting you recognize its manifestations inside a number of cultural contexts.

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