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Baker, C. K., Perilla, J. L., & Norris, F. N. (2001). Parenting
stress and parenting competence among Latino men who batter. Journal
of Interpersonal Violence, 16(11), 1130-1157.
This study examined predictors of parenting stress and competence within
a sample of 43 immigrant Latino couples, in which some of the men had
perpetrated abuse against their partners. Results indicated that parenting
stress and competence for fathers and mothers were not uniform. Father’s
parenting stress was not related to the predictor variables; whereas
mother’s parenting stress was related only to physical abuse.
Father’s parenting competence was related to both physical and
psychological abuse whereas mother’s parenting competence was
not related to the predictor variables. When comparing Latino fathers
and Latina mothers, there were differences in parenting stress, with
fathers experiencing less, but no differences in parenting competence.
Bauer, H. M., Rodriguez, M. A., Quiroga, S. S. & Flores-Ortiz, Y.
G. (2000). Barriers to health care for abused Latina and Asian immigrant
women. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 11(1),
33-44. Language: English
This study of abused Latina and Asian immigrant women identified social,
political, and cultural barriers to help seeking. Qualitative data were
collected through semi structured, ethnic-specific focus groups. Sociopolitical
barriers included social isolation, language barriers, discrimination,
and fear of deportation. Sociocultural barriers included dedication
to children and family, shame related to the abuse, and cultural stigma
of divorce. The authors point out the
Blumenkranz-Valle, D. (1991). Violencia Conyugal: Características,
Causas y Terapia [Conjugal Violence: Characteristics, Causes, and
Therapy]. Medellín, Colombia: Editorial Lealon. Language: Spanish
This book is the result of a study conducted by the Institute of Legal
Medicine in Medellín, Colombia in the years 1986-1990. The purpose
of the study was to explore in depth the factors that precipitate family
violence. The book contains chapters regarding the phenomenology of
family violence, an analysis of family violence as it relates to social
pathology, as well as family psychotherapy as an intervention strategy.
Charts and tables present data regarding demographics, characteristics
of the aggression, frequency and reaction to violence, as well as relations
between violence and economic status, gender, education, severity of
injury, sexual activity, etc.
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