dom vio and ****

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  • dom vio
    • stats
      • 2 women/wk killed by partner/ ex-partner - 40% deaths of women by vio
      • 90% of cases = chi witness/ hear vio
      • people aged 16-24 = most at risk - abusive rel
    • reasons for low no. in stats
      • on average, women abused 35 times before rep to supp agencies
      • blame selves - bad wife
      • lack of faith - think police don't care
      • fear reprisal - further vio
      • personal matter - embarrassed
    • socio exp
    • structural
      • how soc sets context for vio beh
        • fem approach - ag women is part of pat soc
        • refl the low status of women & their cont by men
      • Dobash & Dobash - historical - culture/ legal acceptance of male vio/ disc in fams
        • cultural - men have > bens in fam/ dom & acc to use coercion if wife fails duties - women socialised to accept
          • specific factors - disputes over £/ jealousy/ alcohol
            • but only if triggered
    • EVAL
      • men abused in rel too
      • police may not follow up

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