Dangerous Women : Why Mothers, Daughters, And The Murderers

1735 Words Dec 4th, 2014 7 Pages
Nuttiraporn Linaman
Georgia Wheatley
WMST 1080 N1
8 December 2014
Dangerous Women
Larry A. Morris, a forensic psychologist with a private practice in Arizona, writes the book named Dangerous Women: Why Mothers, Daughters, and Sisters Become Stalkers, Molesters, and Murderers. This book is about exploring case studies on girls and women who committed violent crimes, including sexual crimes. The book is helping the readers to understand why girls and women commit violent crimes and to give information of domestic violence against women and children which is the significant driving force behind criminal acts. (Larry 28-29). Each woman in this book had a long history of abuse and molestation by fathers, mothers, siblings, relatives, friends, etc. Domestic violence known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family, and intimate partner violence, is defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family, or cohabitation. Domestic violence against women and children is a serious crime. It can happen with anyone, any family, any classes of family, anywhere, and anytime. There are many types of domestic violence such as, threats and intimidation, isolation, verbal and emotional, economic, using religion and spirituality, using children, family, friends or pets, using prejudice and privilege, physic, and sexual (Kirk and Okazawa-Rey 261). Domestic violence against women and children can affect and…

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