Family Abuse Case Study

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The resource theory According to (Blood and Wolfe, 1960; Warner, Lee, and Lee, 1986), decision making power in the family stems largely from the aggregate value of the resources such as money, property, contacts, and prestige that each partner contributes initially and on a continuous basis for the relationship. In this instance, men hold the majority for high-paying, prestigious jobs and positions in society, this follows that men also command higher power in the marital and family relationships and that women are in a subordinate and vulnerable position. From the South African context, since the advent of democracy in 1994, progress has been made in-order for women (particularly black women) to occupy high positions in both government and…show more content…
They are the isolation of the family from social networks which is a characteristic in contemporary advanced societies, and a value system predominant in the society that legitimizes violence against children. Family integrations to society will in most instance enhance relationships through networking, the absence of such results in situations whereby there will be no form of engagements in assisting and providing suitable solutions to remedy the violence against children. Social engagements through different platforms to play a certain role in which through networking, whereby society will be able to share views in discussing the ills of society and be able to provide assistance where necessary. The social learning theory (nurture versus nature) According to the social learning theory, aggression and violence are learned and they manifest themselves within a social context as defined by O’Leary (1998). This includes firstly, the issue of family violence which can be precipitated by a combination of contextual and situational factors; such as individual, a couple and societal characteristics that create an environment in which violence may happen. Secondly, family violence is led by existence the right contextual situation such as; alcohol or drug use and abuse, financial problems, and strife in the…show more content…
It addresses social bonds to be vitally important to the community as well as to the individual relationships. He further suggests that the emotion of shame plays a particularly important role in the structure and process of bonding and in a conflict which occur when there are alienation and shame been evoked but not acknowledged. Social bonds do play a certain role in community relations, this addresses the importance of having an understanding of individuals’ well-being or state of affairs. This includes among others, the feeling of rejection or unwanted, anger, bitterness, rage and shame. Understanding other people’s situations help in resolving unnecessary conflicts and helps in strengthening

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