2016 | 37 | 3 | 84-96
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La violenca adolescenziale nei confronti dei genitori: un altro tipo di violenza intrafamiliare

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Adolescent Violence Towards Parents: Another Type of Intrafamily Violence
Przemoc dorastającej młodzieży wobec rodziców: inny rodzaj przemocy wewnątrzrodzinnej
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Przemoc w rodzinie w jej różnych formach jest sprzeczna z powszechnym postrzeganiem roli rodziny w społeczeństwie; te formy zachowania agresywnego występujące w domach ułatwiają ukrywanie sprawców agresji i tym samym utrudniają postrzeganie warunków, w jakich znajdują się ofiary tych czynów. W tym samym czasie stają się one szczególnie traumatyczne, ponieważ powodują utratę zaufania pomiędzy członkami rodziny. Holt wyróżnia pięć różnych form przemocy domowej lub rodzinnej, które pojawiły się jako problemy społeczne w ostatnich 50 latach ubiegłego wieku: 1) maltretowanie, nadużycia wobec dzieci; 2) przemoc partnerska, znana również jako przemoc rodzinna lub domowa; 3) przemoc i nadużycia wobec osób starszych; 4) przemoc i nadużycia pomiędzy rodzeństwem; 5) przemoc wobec rodzica, która nie osiągnęła jeszcze statusu „problemu społecznego”. Już na samym początku badań nad tematyką przemocy w rodzinie koncentrowano się przede wszystkim na przemocy wobec współmałżonka lub jego wykorzystywania, na przemocy wobec dzieci, a zaniedbywano badanie zjawiska przemocy dzieci wobec rodziców. Głównym celem niniejszego artykułu jest pokazanie problemu przemocy młodzieży wobec rodziców jako „nowej i pojawiającej się” formy przemocy wewnątrzrodzinnej, która powoli staje się przedmiotem rosnącego zainteresowania naukowców i specjalistów.
Family violence in its various forms is contrary to the violence that occurs in public environments; these forms of aggressive behavior occurring at home make it easier for perpetrators to hide their aggression and, at the same time, make it more difficult for the victims to draw attention to their condition. They are, moreover, particularly traumatic because they cause loss of confidence between family members. According to Holt there are five different forms of domestic or family violence that have emerged as social problems over the past 50 year of the last century: 1) child abuse, 2) intimate partner abuse also known as family or domestic violence, 3) elder abuse, 4) sibling abuse and 5) parent abuse, which has not yet achieved the status of “social problem”. In fact, early research in the field of family violence focused primarily on spousal violence and child abuse, but it neglected the phenomenon of violence of children against their parents. The main aim of this article is to explore adolescent violence towards parents as a “new and emerging” form of intrafamily violence, which is a subject of increasing interest of researchers and professionals.
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  • Università Pontificia Salesiana, Roma
  • Università Pontificia Salesiana, Roma
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