Family violence in the USA with death breakthrough: main trends,trends, features and lessons for of the russian society

Author(s):  S.V. Bogdanov, Dr., Prof., Belgorod National Research University , Belgorod , Russia,

V.G. Ostapyuk, candidate of Sciences, associate Professor, Belgorod National Research University, Belgorod , Russia,

Issue:  Volume 43, № 4

Rubric:  Actual Problems of Legal Regulation

Annotation:  The purpose of the article is to identify the dynamics and characteristics of intra-family violence in the US, which resulted in the lethal outcome of this conflict. The main method of scientific research was a statistical analysis of significant amounts of information over the past four decades. The most vulnerable groups of American and married women who are victims of family violence are identified in the age and socio-professional context. The dynamics of the murders of African American women, white, indigenous Alaska, and Indian men in single-race and interracial marriages is analyzed. The statistics of ways of committing murders of women as a result of family conflicts (firearms, piercing-cutting objects, bodily beatings, blows with a blunt object) are presented. Considered the activities of the government, which contributed to the reduction in the level of domestic violence in the United States in recent years.

Keywords:  husband, wife, intimate partners, family violence, murder, firearms

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