Family Violence Issues

FVI2003Violence in Society3 ch

An examination of the social origins of family violence. Topics include: militarism; pornography; sports; media; hierarchical workplaces; schools; patriarchy; racism; heterosexism; contributions of government and the criminal justice system. A critical analysis of the part played by social institutions and policy in accommodating family violence.

Prerequisite: Admission to Certificate Program or permission of the instructor.