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Introduction to Another Special Issue on a Multicultural View of Domestic Violence: Part II

Introduction to Another Special Issue on a Multicultural View of Domestic Violence: Part II Joumal of Sociol Disti'I!SS and the Homeless, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1994 Introduction to Another Special Issue on a Multicultural View of Domestic Violence: Part II Rafael Art. Javier, ·3 William G. Herron,! and Andrea Bergman,2 Guest Editors Since our publication of the special issue on a multicultural perspec­ tive on domestic violence by this journal (Vol. 3, No. 1, 1994), there has been an explosion of media coverage about this issue, partly precipitated by the 0. J. Simpson story. Following the sensational coverage on television of the minute details of that incident, it appears that the number of reports of domestic violence increased substantially, and the society experienced a period of high awakening to the pervasiveness and seriousness of the prob­ lem. It was truly a desperate call for action as we all became poignantly aware that even our superheroes are not immune to the heinous impact of domestic violence; and that we can no longer afford to bury our head in the sand or to turn back our head to this problem as in the past, if we are going to restore our heroes to their rightous position in our lives. As a 12-year-old boy said in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Social Distress and Homeless Taylor & Francis

Introduction to Another Special Issue on a Multicultural View of Domestic Violence: Part II

Introduction to Another Special Issue on a Multicultural View of Domestic Violence: Part II

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Joumal of Sociol Disti'I!SS and the Homeless, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1994 Introduction to Another Special Issue on a Multicultural View of Domestic Violence: Part II Rafael Art. Javier, ·3 William G. Herron,! and Andrea Bergman,2 Guest Editors Since our publication of the special issue on a multicultural perspec­ tive on domestic violence by this journal (Vol. 3, No. 1, 1994), there has been an explosion of media coverage about this issue, partly precipitated by the 0. J. Simpson...
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Taylor & Francis
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Copyright 1994 Taylor and Francis Group LLC
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1573-658X
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1053-0789
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10.1007/BF02087757
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Joumal of Sociol Disti'I!SS and the Homeless, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1994 Introduction to Another Special Issue on a Multicultural View of Domestic Violence: Part II Rafael Art. Javier, ·3 William G. Herron,! and Andrea Bergman,2 Guest Editors Since our publication of the special issue on a multicultural perspec­ tive on domestic violence by this journal (Vol. 3, No. 1, 1994), there has been an explosion of media coverage about this issue, partly precipitated by the 0. J. Simpson story. Following the sensational coverage on television of the minute details of that incident, it appears that the number of reports of domestic violence increased substantially, and the society experienced a period of high awakening to the pervasiveness and seriousness of the prob­ lem. It was truly a desperate call for action as we all became poignantly aware that even our superheroes are not immune to the heinous impact of domestic violence; and that we can no longer afford to bury our head in the sand or to turn back our head to this problem as in the past, if we are going to restore our heroes to their rightous position in our lives. As a 12-year-old boy said in

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Journal of Social Distress and HomelessTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 1994

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