1. Looking to section IV of the coursebook, first begin by describing to the class how the “cycle of violence” works. What is the cycle of violence and what are the three distinct “time frames” that make it so that the cycle of violence continues?
2. What overall impact does intimate partner abuse have of the children in their lives? Explain.
3. Shifting to the article, explain to the class how intimate partner violence is actually a “MALE” issue. Within your discussion, explain how patriarchal society perpetuates violence against women.
4. Lastly, describe the programming and interventions presented by the authors that are necessary to stop violence against women. Which do you think would be most beneficial?