ERIC Number: EJ584527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Issue: The Case of Immigrant Latinos.
Perilla, Julia L.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v21 n2 p107-33 May 1999
Examines domestic violence from a human rights perspective. Explores the antecedents, dynamics, and effects of domestic abuse in light of the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, spiritual, and political realities of Latino immigrants in the United States. Discusses levels of awareness and responsibility necessary to break the intergenerational transmission of domestic violence in this population. Contains 58 references. (Author/TD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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