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The practice of binding young women's feet in China, the Indian suttee, European and American witch burnings, the mutilation of African women's genitals, and unnecessary surgery and forced sterilization of women are all examples of

matriarchy.
sexual assault.
polyandry.
the universality of violence in women's lives
the universality of violence in women's lives.
In some countries, _____________ would be practiced if infants cried too much or if they were sick or deformed.

infanticide
child-battering
coverture
victim blaming
infanticide
Few systematic studies of nonfatal _____________ in the United States have been conducted.

sexual assault
sibling violence
child-battering
woman-battering
sibling violence
The fact that fewer than 10 percent of all cases of family violence and abuse are caused by mental illness or psychiatric disorders debunks the myth that

only mentally ill or "sick" people abuse family members.
family violence occurs most often in heterosexual, lower-class, and ethnic families.
there is an absence of love in violent families.
family violence is rare.
only mentally ill or "sick" people abuse family members.
The fact that family violence is not restricted to any one group, race, class, or sexual orientation nullifies the myth that

there is an absence of love in violent families.
family violence is rare.
only mentally ill or "sick" people abuse family members.
family violence only occurs in heterosexual, lower-class, and ethnic families.
family violence only occurs in heterosexual, lower-class, and ethnic families
The fact that acts of family violence occur anywhere from every 12 to 15 seconds deflates the notion that

there is an absence of love in violent families.
family violence is rare.
family violence occurs most often in heterosexual, lower-class, and ethnic families.
only mentally ill or "sick" people abuse family members.
family violence is rare.
______________ is generally cyclical in nature.

Victim blaming
Battered-woman syndrome
Sexual assault
Battering
Battering
_______________ suggest(s) that alcohol releases our inhibitions and alters our judgment, making us capable of behavior that we would not otherwise engage in.

Social learning theorists
The integrated theoretical perspective
Disinhibition theorists
The principle of legitimacy
Disinhibition theorists
Battered women bear the brunt of considerable

victim blaming.
coverture.
incest.
infanticide.
victim blaming.
One of the most frequently committed violent crimes is

polyandry.
incest.
rape.
coverture.
rape.
Various addictions such as alcohol and drug abuse, overeating, and suicide are all ______________ to cope with abuse.

self-destructive strategies
psychological and emotional strategies
methods of fighting back
push/pull factors
self-destructive strategies
Children who have been severely beaten or abused by a foster parent or parent suffer from

incest.
antinatalisim.
victim blaming.
battered-child syndrome
battered-child syndrome
Although child maltreatment occurs in all socioeconomic groups, reported cases are disproportionately from among

well-educated families.
economically and disadvantage families, particularly those receiving public assistance.
the middle-class.
the economic and socially elite.
economically and disadvantage families, particularly those receiving public assistance.
In 90 percent of child abuse cases, the abuser is a

playmate.
schoolmate.
stranger.
member of the immediate family
member of the immediate family.
Withholding medication or giving excessive medication, withholding food or personal care, physical restraints, and material abuse are examples of

elder abuse.
victim blaming.
battered-child syndrome.
battered-woman syndrome.
elder abuse
T or F

Violence against children is a new phenomenon.
F
T or F

According to the text, only mentally ill or "sick" people abuse family members.
F
T or F

Domestic violence occurs across all sexual orientations as well as across all races and classes.
T
T or F

Violence, abuse, and assault are deeply rooted in U.S. history and culture.
T
T or F

Historically, the institution of marriage has fostered women's economic dependency on a husband.
T
T or F

Rape is the most frequently reported crime in the United States.
F
T or F

Another common myth surrounding rape is that most women secretly desire to be raped.
T
T or F

The attitudes of police officers who respond to calls of family and intimate violence are critical in determining how these victims are treated.
T
T or F

The epidemic of violence against children is almost uniquely a United States phenomenon.
T
T or F

The Children's Defense Fund estimates that every 5 hours a child dies as a result of abuse and neglect.
T
T or F

According to current statistics, the majority of child abuse victims are white.
T
T or F

Official reports of incest overestimate its actual occurrence.
F
T or F

Current research suggests that men over the age of 75 are the most likely victims of elder abuse.
F
T or F

The highest rates of sibling violence tend to occur in families with only male children.
T
T or F

Sibling violence is higher among children in families in which child and spouse abuse also occur.
T
The killing of infants and young children. (p. 366)
infanticide
Unwanted, unsolicited pinches, wolf whistles, and lewd remarks directed at a woman, as well as unwelcome compliments about a woman's anatomy, which are considered acceptable behaviors among various men, are all factors which contribute to (p. 371)
rape syndrome
A. The range of behaviors that includes hitting, kicking, choking, and the use or threatened use of objects and weapons is called (p. 372)
woman battering
Violence in the form of forced sexual acts is called (p. 372)
sexual assault
The pattern of battering experienced by women and defined in terms of frequency, severity, and intent to harm. (p. 372)
battered-woman syndrome
The justification for the unequal treatment of an individual or group by finding defects in the victims rather than examining the social and economic factors that contribute to their condition. (p. 376)
victim blaming
The clinical condition in children who have received severe physical abuse, primarily from a parent or foster parent. (p. 387)
battered-child syndrome
Familial sexual abuse. (p. 392)
incest
The physical, psychological, and material maltreatment and neglect of older people. (p. 394)
elder abuse
The killing of one's parents. (p. 362)
parricide
Abuse carried from one generation to the next. (p. 392)
transmission of victimization