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(page 198) and “Personal View” (page 201) in chapter 10 for this assignment.
Question #3 has different directions.
Read “What’s New? Technology and Intimate Partner Violence” on page 198. (Response
should be at least two paragraphs)
1. How can technology be used to inflict harassment, abuse, and violence against
a victim? What types of technologies can abusers use to harass individuals and
how? Provide examples.
Why does a victim not feel safe looking up resources for help on their own
computer? What does the reading suggest a victim should do? What are some
personal safety apps the reading mentions? Have you heard of these before? Do
you think they would be beneficial?
Read “Personal View: Not 12 Years a Slave but 13 Years an Abused Wife” on page 201.
(Response should be at least one paragraph) 2. What is this reading about? When would the husband most often abuse the
wife, and how? How is this reading an example of the cycle of abuse. Explain
3. Imagine you are suspicious that a friend might be getting abused by their
partner. Go to this website: http://nnedv.org/ . What resources on this website would you show your friend? Why?