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By James Bamford

In A Pretext for War, acclaimed writer James Bamford–whose vintage e-book The Puzzle Palace first published the life of the nationwide safety Agency–draws on his unprecedented entry to most sensible intelligence resources to provide a devastating expos? of the intelligence group and the Bush management.

A Pretext for War reveals the systematic weaknesses in the back of the failure to become aware of or hinder the September 11 assaults, and info the Bush administration’s next misuse of intelligence to promote preemptive conflict to the yank humans. packed with unparalleled new revelations, from the websites of “undisclosed locations” to the particular assets of America’s center East coverage, A Pretext for War is crucial examining for someone fascinated with the safety of the U.S..

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Hagan 1991; Lotz and Lee 1999). The implication is that the higher the social class a child comes from, the less likely they are to be disruptive at school or to be involved in petty crime. This may mean that the higher the social class, the less likely the children will be abusive, and by implication, parent abuse is more likely to occur in poorer families. But the connection is slight; the numbers are not dramatically different. We do know from our research that parent abuse is, in fact, found in all social classes.

Many teens agree that it is easier to share their emotions with their mothers and they’re not as afraid of their mothers as they are of their fathers. Consequently, teens tend to talk to their mothers more than to their fathers. By the same token, mothers are perceived as being “softer” than fathers and are, therefore, easier targets for abuse. Society in general is more comfortable with anger directed at women than at men (Bass and Davis 1988). Teens told us they would never dare hit their strong and intimidating fathers: “I’m scared of my father.

Another mother said: “We were starting to have marital problems and I was also concerned for my other children, for my sanity.

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