Essay on Domestic Violence
July 8, 2014
The issue that I have chosen to talk about is something that occurs not only in the United States but around the world on a daily basis. Domestic violence is a touchy subject here and abroad, in some countries it is ok for men to abuse their women and there are no repercussions. Feminist sociologists contend that the issues of gender and power are the ultimate root of intimate violence (Dobash & Dobash 1979). There are many reasons that domestic violence occurs. Some of the reasons may be stress, unemployment, alcohol or drug abuse, and a number of other things. Domestic violent was not considered a crime until the late 1970’s. Domestic violence in the US …show more content…
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