Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 4, 1994

Abusive Behavior in the Workplace: A Preliminary Investigation
Dealing with hostile interpersonal relationships at work has been the topic of many popular books and workshops. Yet, with the exception of sexual harassment, there is surprisingly little mention in the organizational research literature on the nature,...
Constitutional Challenges to Child Witness Protection Legislation: An Update
The Supreme Court's landmark decision in Maryland v. Craig created some uncertainty about the state constitutionality of child witness protection legislation. This article briefly discusses the current status of child witness protection legislation in...
Culture and Domestic Violence: The Ecology of Abused Latinas
This study examined the predictors of domestic violence within a sample of 60 immigrant Latinas, of whom 30 had sought assistance for abuse and 30 had sought other family services. Hypotheses were derived from several frameworks relevant to understanding...
Domestic Abuse by Male Alcohol and Drug Addicts
Sixty-three male inpatient alcohol and drug addicts and 34 of their female partners participated in a study of variables associated with physical and nonphysical abuse of women. Results suggest that domestic abuse by male addicts is not directly related...
Family Violence and Police Utilization
This study examines the utilization of police service for domestic incidents. Contrary to the popular image of serious violence perpetrated upon a spouse, the data show that most calls involve less serious incidents that are almost as likely to involve...
I Never Called It Rape/The Courage to Heal
I Never Called It Rape. Robin Warshaw. Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1988,2nd Edition, 1994. Softeover: $11.00; 227 pages.The Courage to Heal. Ellen Bass and Laura Davis. Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1988, 3rd Edition, 1994. Softcoven $22.50; 604...
Male Sexual Abuse
Male Sexual Abuse. John C. Gonsiorek, Walter H. Bera, and Donald LeTourneau. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA, 1994. Softcover: $24.95; 342 pages.This book is coauthored by three people active in the sexual abuse treatment milieu of Minneapolis....
Relationship between Alcohol Consumption and Victim Behaviors Immediately Preceding Sexual Aggression by an Acquaintance
A survey of 942 female college students (85% return rate) from four New England colleges and universities indicated that 25% had been victims of sexual aggression by an acquaintance since the age of 16. Fifty-five percent of the victims indicated they...