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Course Code and Title: SOS 775-Domestic Violence

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Ph.D.
Year and Semester: Spring
Course Length: One semester, 3 hrs lectures per week
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits:
Lecturer: Dr. Aslıhan Öğün Boyacıoğlu
Course Objectives: By the end of this course the student will be able to develop an understanding of the major issues related to violent and abusive behavior in the family, define and discuss major issues related to abusive behavior towards children and spouses, understand the influences of culture and individual characteristics as they relate to issues of violence in the family including how social, cultural and economic structures, poverty, lack of education may influence family violence and abuse.
Course Contents:

  • Definition and types of violence
  • Intra-family violence: types, extent and effects
  • Research data concerning intra-familial violence

Teaching Method: Lectures, classroom discussions and student presentations
Assessment Method: Homework, presentation and short report (one presentation (%25) one report (%25) and one final homework (%50)).
Reading list:
Ann Hoff, Lee. (1990). Battered Women as Survivors, New York: Routledge.            
Cogito, Şiddet, sayı 6-7, kış-bahar 1996                                                          
Dobash, R. Emerson. (1998). Rethinking Violence against Women.Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.                                                                                                
Elbow, Margaret. (1998). Patterns in Family Violence, Ann Arbor: UMI.                      
Fedor, Lynette. (1999). Women and Domestic Violence: an Interdisciplinay Approach, New York: Haworth Press.                                                              
Frehsee, Detlev. (1996). FamilyViolence Against Children: a Challenge for Society, New York: Walter de Gruyter.                                                                             
İçli, Tülin, A. Öğün ve N. Özcan. (1995). Ailede Kadına Karşı Şiddet ve Kadın Suçluluğu. Ankara: KSSGM.                                                                                     
Klein, Renate. (1998). Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Family Violence, London: Routledge Levinson, David. (1989). Family Violence in Cross-Cultural Perspective,   Newbury Park:  Sage Pub.

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