Erin Patria Margaret Pizzey (born 19 February ) is an English family care activist and a novelist. She is known for having started the first domestic violence shelter in the . In her book Prone to Violence, Pizzey expressed concern that so little attention was paid to the causes of interpersonal and family violence, stating, . The emotional terrorist & the violence-prone, by Erin Pizzey. In spite of huge social services expenditures, Canada jails proportionally more youth than the U.S. Erin Pizzey tries her best not to be downhearted. in one of her books, Prone to Violence, she claimed that women in violent relationships may.

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Retrieved from ” https: We flew into New York on 12 Marchand visited sixteen other cities to raise funds for new refuges pzizey up all over the USA.

Our Most Popular Pages. Phil Jones is currently reading it Mar vioelnce, Site Map very large file. Archived from the original on 11 November The subjects for this study, therefore, reflect a mixture of ages from the late teens onwards.

Vanessa marked it as to-read Jan 11, William Fish rated it liked it Jul 17, Any honest worker in the field of family violence knows on some level that there are women who can be liberated from violent relationships without much difficulty.

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Prone to Violence

The Scotsman via fathersforlife. Maan Mohammad marked it as to-read Jun 07, Because at that time there was nowhere else for women to run to, I insisted that no one should ever be turned away.

The Journal of Men’s Studies. It is essential that there be research into the factors that enable some children of violence to become what I called transcenders. It is now my intention to establish specifically designed self-help treatment programmes, specialising in the care and rehabilitation of entire violence-prone families.


No trivia or quizzes yet. The Millers rated it it was amazing Nov 01, In the meantime, workers in the field of family violence should be aware that findings such as those put forward in this study should change the way in which the members of violent families are dealt with.

Retrieved 2 May To my knowledge, however, no research to date has definitively proved a causal link between a violent upbringing and subsequent ot relationships. Tara Eisenhard rated it it was amazing Sep 18, Goals A major intention of this paper and of the study that this paper describes is to prove that the issue of family violence must be seen in the personal, psychological realm erjn than in the political domain.

We appealed this decision, and the matter went to the House of Lords in March There is apparently no integration of knowledge gained through the well-researched and documented work of Gelles, Straus, Stienmetz, Finkelhorn, Stacey, or Shupe.

Prone To Violence by Erin Pizzey

Natalie Richards rated it really liked it Aug 10, Furthermore, I would like it to be understood that in no way do I consider it a punishment or a condemnation to speak of a person as violence-prone.

All questions on the questionnaire were designed to be straightforward, plain-language, and, most importantly, non-directive. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To me these sad statistics stress the urgency of further research to enlighten the treatment of everyone involved in violent relationships—women, men, and children.

The average age at which violence-prone women first had sexual intercourse with a man was We had created a very happy little community of people from all walks of life, who knew that any time they were lonely or in need of company they just had to go down to No. Therefore, programmes must be developed that will not merely and ineffectually punish the members of violent families but that will also, through skilled intervention, break the family histories of violence before any more future generations of children are addicted to violence.


The women participants in this study were asked to give their nationality.

Worldwide research now proves that both men and women can be violent to each other and to their children. Bad Girl Bex marked it as to-read Oct 19, It must be remembered that these figures were compiled on the basis of a self-reporting questionnaire.

Promotional events for the book were met with protest, [29] and Pizzey reports that she herself and co-author Jeff Shapiro needed police protection during the promotional events for the book.

I never saw Women’s Aid as a movement that was hostile to men, but The National Vviolence, which quickly formed, made it quite clear that men were the enemy.

Scott Day rated it really violencd it Nov 05, In summation of this critical point of decision, the subjects were labelled violence-prone or battered women on the basis of the criteria listed above from the questionnaires and often on the additional criterion of personal observation.

Lissa marked it as to-read Nov 05, It is essential to stress here that, despite all of the factors affecting the figures shown in Table 2, violent childhoods were more prevalent among violence-prone women than among battered women by a ratio of 3.

Ian Connel marked it as to-read Dec 09, Rpone of Violence 58 Chapter Four: