Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 4, 1992

A Sex-Specific Analysis of Correlates of Homicide Victimization in United States Cities
A considerable amount of research has been devoted to determining structural correlates of homicide across places in the United States. However, recent research has found that general correlates may not hold when homicide rates are disaggregated into...
Joint Consequences of Parental Alcoholism and Childhood Sexual Abuse, and Their Partial Mediation by Family Environment
This study investigated the effects of childhood sexual abuse and parental alcoholism in a sample of university women. Current symptoms of anxiety and depression were measured together with retrospective reports of subjects' families of origin. Using...
Multiple Perspectives on Groupwork with Children of Battered Women
As this century ends there continues to be little public attention devoted to child witnesses of woman abuse and few social programs exist to meet their needs. This article presents the findings of a qualitative evaluation of a group program for children...
Predictors of Dating Violence: A Multivariate Analysis
A multivariate approach was used to determine the pattern of predictors associated with engaging in dating violence. Predictors were selected whose relationship to dating violence has been established by earlier research: attitudes toward violence, sex-role...
Relationships among Marital Investment, Marital Satisfaction, and Marital Commitment in Domestically Victimized and Nonvictimized Wives
The present investigation examined the association between marital investment, marital satisfaction, and commitment to marriage among physically abused women. We applied an investment model and a social learning model to understanding victimized wives'...
Step Forward: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Step Forward: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. Susan L. Webb. New York: MasterMedia Ltd., 1992,116 pp, $ 9.95, Softcover.First there were Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, then there was US Navy's Tailhook convention. These events opened the...
Trends and Patterns of Justifiable Homicide: A Comparative Analysis
This paper reports the first national level analysis of police and citizen justifiable homicides for a twelve year period. Utilizing data from the Comparative Homicide File, trends and characteristics of police and citizen justifiable homicides are described...