Silent Cries: Black Women and State-Sponsored Violence, 2019

Collection:
Atlanta University and Clark Atlanta University Theses and Dissertations
Title:
Silent Cries: Black Women and State-Sponsored Violence, 2019
Creator:
Williams, Ja'nae A.
Contributor to Resource:
Kim, Youseung
Walker-Cash, Erika
Warrener, Corinne
Date of Original:
2019-05-20
Subject:
Degrees, Academic
Dissertations, Academic
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
dissertations
theses
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Degree Type: thesis
Degree Name: Master of Social Work (MSW)
Date of Degree: 2019
Granting Institution: Clark Atlanta University
Department/ School: Social Work
The intention of this study is to contribute to research on Black women and to bring awareness to Black women's experiences, as they navigate social institutions. This study examines the perception of the intersectionality of race and gender impacts their awareness of police violence against Black women. Researchers measured respondent's perceptions/attitudes regarding intersectionality and their awareness of people who had been victimized by police violence. The quantitative study is comprised of statements regarding patriarchy and/or sexism and statements concerning racism and/or the lack thereof. The data analysis indicates that respondents' awareness and sensitivity to racism along with their perception of sexism and patriarchy is associated with their awareness of police victims. The researcher's findings found that the intersectionality of race and gender impacts their awareness of police violence against Black women. KEYWORDS: Gender and Sexuality, Inequality and Stratification, Race and Ethnicity, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance, Social Work, Sociology
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12322/cau.td:2019_williams_janae_a
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Clark Atlanta University
Rights:
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