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    Vassar College
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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SOCI 210 - Domestic Violence

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
(Same as WMST 210 ) This course provides a general overview of the prevalence and dynamics of domestic violence in the United States and its effects on battered women. We examine the role of the Battered Women’s Movement in both the development of societal awareness about domestic violence and in the initiation of legal sanctions against it. We also explore and discuss, both from a historical and present day perspective, ways in which our culture covertly and overtly condones the abuse of women by their intimate partners. Darlene DePorto.



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