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Contemporary Jewry

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 114–157 | Cite as

The programmatic response of the ultra-orthodox American Jewish community to wife abuse: Social change within a traditional religious community

  • Roberta Rosenberg Farber
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Abstract

This paper explores change in attitudes toward wife abuse within ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities as an illustration of social change within a traditional religious community. The use of the resources of social capital is a critical element in the change process.

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Domestic Violence Family Violence Jewish Community Jewish Woman Abusive Behavior 
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