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Healing from violence [electronic resource] : Latino men's journey to a new masculinity / Christauria Welland, Neil Ribner.

Author/Creator:
Welland, Christauria.
Publication:
New York : Springer Pub., c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
Subjects:
Marital violence -- United States.
Hispanic American men -- Psychology.
Abusive men -- Behavior modification -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Latinos are the fastest growing minority population in the United States. According to the 2000 Census, Latinos accounted for 12.5% of the US population, or 35.3 million residents. The influence of this large and growing demographic can be seen throughout every discipline, including social work, where numerous books on multicultural assessment, counseling, and research have begun to appear. One area of inquiry, however, that remains largely unexplored is domestic violence within Latino families. Although it appears that such violence occurs more frequently in Latino families than in Caucasian
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 What Is Intimate Partner Violence?; 2 Why Do Men Assault Their Partners?; 3 Latino Culture: Approaches to Therapy; 4 Who Are the Men Being Treated for IPV? Results of a Survey; 5 The Qualitative Method: Researching Gender Roles, History of Family Violence, and Coping Skills in Partner Abusive Latino Men; 6 Protective Factors: What Is It About Latino Culture That Makes Partner Violence Unacceptable in Theory?; 7 Making Decisions About Personal Change and Healing: Outcomes of Treatment
8 Personal Transformation: Redefining Self as Person, Husband, and Father9 Partner Abusive Latino Men on a Journey to Redefine Their Masculinity for the Twenty-First Century; Appendix A; Appendix B; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-284) and index.
Contributor:
Ribner, Neil.
ISBN:
1-281-13319-1
9786611133191
0-8261-2478-X
OCLC:
437186530
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