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A study of men's perspective on violence against women in the family context in West-Bank, Palestine

Hamide, Alla H.M (2020) A study of men's perspective on violence against women in the family context in West-Bank, Palestine. Doctoral thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Previous researchers have studied human behavioral problems in various scientific studies and methods. These behavioral problems included abuse of women by men’s Attitudes of community which depends on different societal and traditional
principles. The objective of this study is to understand men’s perspective on the violence experiences in West-Bank from Palestinian men and their Awareness of Palestinian Men about the violence against women. Moreover, there are some factors
which contribute to Violence Against Women such as social factors, trauma symptoms, legal and political factors, economic factors, the psychological abuse by men on women, educational level, age and religion. The other element in this study is to understand the Violence Prevention by NGOS and Governmental Sectors from the Palestinian men’s perspective. This study employed a qualitative method which has seen many theories with some methodology, researcher’s preparation and encounters with various types of subjective plans and the analysts’ and division prejudice to one methodology or the other. Thus, qualitative method was employed in responding to the exploration inquiries in this study. In addition, qualitative portion consisted of 35 Palestinian male which all the information collected from depth-interviews in West-Bank, analyzed and presented as appropriate in this study. The NVIVO software was used in analyzing the data and findings of the study found that all the factors have contributed to violence against women in Palestinian including religion. Interviewees felt religion could reduce the level of violence and
this study is the first study which exploring the violence against women in men’s perspective in Palestine. This study also proposed few recommendations for future study in policy development; 1) data should be collected in effective ways in
exploring bigger hidden problems on violence against women in Palestine, 2) the legal system in Palestine shall be coordinated, 3) leaders of religious should focus on Quran interpretations with regard to treat women and their rights in proper ways, 4)
the authorities shall conduct necessary investigations on violence against women efficiently and 5) the implementation of laws should be enforced more effectively. Thus, this study has contributed by broadening the stain theory by understanding the loss of positive stimuli through all the factors.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Supervisor : Ishak, Noor Azniza and Mustaffa, Jamaludin
Item ID: 8627
Uncontrolled Keywords: Experiences of violence, Awareness, Prevention, Men’s perspective, Violence factors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2021 01:42
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2021 01:42
Department: Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Name: Ishak, Noor Azniza and Mustaffa, Jamaludin
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/8627

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