The Evaluation of Domestic Violence: The Case of Zonguldak


Domestic violence in general terms, refers to incidents in which one of the family members violently acts against to another member. It may occur between spouses, between parents and children, between children or between children and grandparents. However, the most frequent type of domestic violence is between male and female partners. Since “family” is the fundamental element of society, the reasons of domestic violence must be well-understood in order to implement correct precautions against it. The aim of this study is to provide an evaluation of domestic violence in the city of Zonguldak. In this respect, some important previous studies, and some remarkable statistics on Zonguldak are reviewed firstly. Upon that, domestic violence cases in Zonguldak city between 2009 and 2011 are investigated retrospectively.

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İçli, T. , Pekkaya, M. and Sever, H. (2014) The Evaluation of Domestic Violence: The Case of Zonguldak. Advances in Applied Sociology, 4, 5-14. doi: 10.4236/aasoci.2014.41002.

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