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Perceptive differences on domestic violence against women

Author(s): Atudorei, I.A.

Journal: Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Braşov, Series VII : Social Sciences and Law
ISSN 2066-7701

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 87;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: domestic violence | “emotional blackmail” | physical abuse | sexual abuse | moral emotions.

This article analyzes the perceptive differences on domestic violence against women. These perceptive differences refer to the moral emotions that both specialists and non specialists believe that social actors should experience when they commit an abuse qualified as an act of domestic violence against women. The purpose of this research was on one side to identify the potential perceptive differences of these moral emotions, materialized as feelings of embarrassment, shame and guiltiness and on the other side to identify any perceptive differences as far as women’ myths go.
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