Patterns of violence against females and against males in Canada

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Patterns of violence against females and against males in Canada

Adolescent females are typically thought to be more victimized than adolescent males. This assignment asks you to challenge this view and summarize readings that indicate that the social world can be particularly dangerous for the male adolescent.
Refer to Chapter 8 (Steinberg, L. Adolescent development ), with particular emphasis on the Identity and also Gender section, and Chapter 13. Also, look at any other available current information. Here are some recommended readings, including the course textbook:
·         Graham, K., & Wells, S. (2001). The two worlds of aggression for men and also women. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 45(9/10), 595–622. doi:10.1023/A:1014811624944l
·         Gurian, M. (2001). Jason and his brothers: What it’s really like for adolescent boys in America. In E. Aries (Ed.), Adolescent behavior: Readings and also interpretations (pp. 284–294). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

·         Matthews, F. (1996). The invisible boy: Revisioning the victimization of male children and also teens. Health Canada. Retrieved from http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/H72-21-143-1996E.pdf © Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 1996
·         Steinberg, L. (2020). Chapter 8: Identity. In Adolescence (12th ed., pp. 217–245). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

·         Steinberg, L. (2020). Chapter 13: Psychosocial problems in adolescence. In Adolescence (12th ed., pp. 364–400). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
After you have completed your readings, write an essay that responds to the following:
1.      Firstly, summarize the pattern of violence that is shown against females and against males in Canada. (30 marks)
2.      Secondly, what is the consensus on spousal violence? (25 marks)
3.      Thirdly, according to the readings by Matthews and Gurian, the victimization of males is often overlooked. Why do you think this is so? (45 marks)

Patterns of violence against females and against males in Canada

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