Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, 1992

Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment
Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment. Michele A. Paludi and Richard B. Barichman. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991,215 pp. $ 14.95 Softcover.The authors are to be commended for compiling in a single resource manual information...
An Evaluation of a Secondary School Primary Prevention Program on Violence in Intimate Relationships
A large-scale primary prevention program for wife assault and dating violence was evaluated, employing a measure of attitudes, by means of the London Family Court Clinic Questionnaire on Violence in Relationships. The target audience comprised all students...
Conventional and Delinquent Activities: Implications for the Prevention of Violent Victimization among Adolescents
While age is one of the most important correlates of an individual's risk of violent victimization, research regarding the victimization of adolescents is relatively meager. Using two well-known national data sources and an analytical framework guided...
Effects of Battered Women's Early Responses on Later Abuse Patterns
Abused women (N = 234) were interviewed using a structured questionnaire to determine whether violence increases during the course of an abusive relationship. Comparisons were made between women with short-term violence and long-term abusive relationships...
Perceived Credibility of Children's Sexual Abuse Allegations: Effects of Gender and Sexual Attitudes
We investigated whether sex role stereotyping, adversarial sexual beliefs, acceptance of interpersonal violence, sex of the subject, characteristics of the child (age, sex), and characteristics of the alleged perpetrator (stranger, father) affect judgments...
The Impact of Professional Football Games upon Violent Assaults on Women
The relationship between the timing and outcomes of the Washington Redskins' football games and the frequency of admissions to hospital emergency rooms in northern Virginia is investigated. An OLS time series analysis is conducted, controlling for days...
The Moderating Impact of Social Support Following Childhood Sexual Abuse
The role of social support in moderating the impact of childhood sexual abuse on adult psychological adjustment was examined. Subjects included 475 women, age 18-45, some of whom were currently receiving treatment, others who were not. Women in the treatment...