Intimate Violence

SOC 1440 S01 [CRN: 15026]

Explores sociological perspectives of violence in intimate relationships. Begins with theories of violence, including social learning theory, the frustration-aggression hypothesis, and violence as catharsis. Examines the contributions of gender, race status, media violence, and pornography to the issue. Investigates specific forms of intimate violence: sexual aggression (including "acquaintance rape"), partner abuse, elderly abuse, and child abuse. Not open to first year students.
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
999
Primary Instructor
Meetings
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Mon, Wed, Fri - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
07 (Dec 17, 2014 2:00pm)