O'Brien: IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS
Reviews Tim O'Brien's novel IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS, in which O'Brien uses the Vietnam War to represent the theme of loss & compounds it by examining the personal losses of one of the War's veterans.
THEORIES OF AGGRESSION.
Examines social learning, biosocial & psychodynamic views on aggressive behavior. Role of family, gender role differences, modeling, sexism, self-control.
PROTECTION ORDERS FOR ADULT ABUSE.
Examines process of obtaining orders protecting victims of domestic abuse & disposition of orders, focusing on St. Louis County, Missouri. Tables & Charts.
WOMEN WHO KILL.
Failure to consider history of abuse as defense in spousal murder cases. "Battered Women Syndrome," Gubernatorial pardons.
A discussion of the “women’s movement” in American culture from its origins through the present, with a focus on the last half of the 20th century. This paper discusses the obstacles faced by women, the forces against them and among them that hindered them, the major gains they succeeded in achieving, and the nature of the contemporary “third wave” of feminism that is more global and diverse in nature than its U.S. predecessors.