Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

CCJ 385 Domestic Violence

Provides a historical and contemporary study on the topic of domestic violence. Using a multidisciplinary framework, this class explores historical, theoretical, and legal treatments of domestic violence. Attention is paid to cultural and economic factors as well as the role of power and inequality in domestic violence. The course surveys the major domestic violence crime types: intimate partner violence; child maltreatment, sibling abuse, and elder abuse. Prevention, intervention, and policy responses are examined.


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  • 300