Violence and social control in the home, workplace, community and institutions
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Violence and social control in the home, workplace, community and institutions papers presented at the Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Association of Sociologists and Anthropologists (AASA), March 21-24, 1991, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John"s, Newfoundland.

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Published by Memorial University of Newfoundland, Insitute of Social and Economic Research in St. John"s, Nfld .
Written in English


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SeriesISER conference papers -- no. 3
ContributionsAtlantic Association of Sociologists and Anthropologists. Meeting, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Institute of Social and Economic Research.
LC ClassificationsHN"110"Z9"V565"1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 322 p.
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20423755M

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Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. It takes many forms, including emotional, physical, and sexual abuse as well as neglect. All of these problems are thought to contribute to social disorganization The weakening of social bonds and conventional social institutions in a community., or weakened social bonds and social institutions, that make it difficult to socialize children properly and to monitor suspicious behavior (Mears et al., ; Sampson, ).   Free Online Library: Popular Culture, Crime, and Social Control in 18th-Century Wurttemberg. by "Journal of Social History"; Sociology and social work Book reviews Books. Domestic violence affects all areas of social work. This book shows how social workers can intervene in everyday practice with victims, their families and perpetrators of domestic abuse.

Workplace violence refers to any aggressive or violent act toward a person who is performing his or her professional duties at the time of the act and regarded as a serious health and safety issue. At the end of the 20th century, incidents of violence on the workplace were reported increasingly in the United States and there were fatalities in. Violence within communities continues to grow and unfortunately these children cannot choose to avoid it. If the community and professionals are able to work together to reduce the amount of violence being witnessed in the community, it will lead to more positive outcomes in the community regarding community violence and children’s exposure to it. Social control is exercised through individuals and institutions, ranging from the family, to peers, and to organizations such as the state, religious organizations, schools, and the workplace. Regardless of its source, the goal of social control is to maintain conformity to established norms and rules. violence that occurs between two people in a close (intimate) relationship, whether the partnership are of the same or opposite gender, can involve physical violence, sexual violence, threats, emotional abuse, and stalking.

  1. Introduction. The World Health Organization (WHO) categorises workplace violence into two types: (1) physical violence (e.g., beating, kicking, slapping, stabbing, shooting, pushing, biting, and pinching) and (2) psychological violence (e.g., threat of physical force against another person or group that can result in harm to physical, mental, spiritual, moral, or social development) [].Cited by: What is workplace violence? Workplace violence is violence or the threat of violence against workers. It can occur at or outside the workplace and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicide, one of the leading causes of job-related deaths. However it manifests itself, workplace violence is a growing concern for. Inge Sebyan Black CPP, CFE, CPOI, in Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention (Fifth Edition), Domestic violence continues to be a serious social threat and it is everybody’s business, because it doesn’t just affect victims at their homes, it can also affect us at our schools and the workplace. Closing our eyes to this tragedy would further threaten our culture. First, the contributors compare methods of social control on many levels, from police to shaming, church to guilds. Second, they look at these formal and informal institutions as two-way processes. Unlike many studies of social control in the past, the scholars here examine how individuals and groups that are being controlled necessarily.