Sticks and Stones and Broken Bones: The Influence of Parental Verbal Abuse on Peer Related Victimization
Hutchinson, Lisa, Mueller, David, Western Criminology Review
Abstract. Prior research on the effects of childhood maltreatment has focused primarily on the relationship between physical abuse and its impact on delinquent behavior. Although researchers have recently begun to recognize the importance of and to explore the detrimental effects which psychological maltreatment has on children, little empirical attention has been paid to the possibility that maltreatment may also increase the likelihood of future victimization among children. Drawing on the tenets of differential oppression theory, this study examines whether students who are victims of emotional and/or verbal abuse by their parents are more likely to adapt through the use of passive …
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Publication information: Article title: Sticks and Stones and Broken Bones: The Influence of Parental Verbal Abuse on Peer Related Victimization. Contributors: Hutchinson, Lisa - Author, Mueller, David - Author. Journal title: Western Criminology Review. Volume: 9. Issue: 1 Publication date: August 2008. Page number: 17+. © Western Criminology Review Apr 2010. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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