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The (non) assistance for the male aggressor: an ethnographic study about the counseling service for women victims of marital violence

By Tais Barcellos de Pellegrini

Abstract

O objetivo do estudo ?? analisar a situa????o de atendimento ao homem que comete viol??ncia contra a mulher em um servi??o de atendimento ??s mulheres em situa????o de viol??ncia conjugal de uma cidade de m??dio porte do Rio Grande do Sul. Foi utilizado o m??todo etnogr??fico, com observa????o participante no contexto do servi??o. Buscou-se, ainda, analisar o trajeto que o homem agressor percorria na institui????o e os encaminhamentos dados a essa demanda. Foi tamb??m contatado o F??rum e a Delegacia de Mulheres do Munic??pio. A an??lise indica que as concep????es das operadoras sociais sobre a viol??ncia conjugal influenciam as pr??ticas utilizadas no atendimento ??s v??timas e autores de viol??ncia. Em rela????o ao atendimento ao homem autor de viol??ncia, destacam-se os seguintes elementos: a resist??ncia do servi??o, a centraliza????o do atendimento ??s v??timas, a patologiza????o do autor, a ideia de transgeracionalidade da viol??ncia, o dualismo homem-agressor e mulher-v??tima e a exist??ncia de encaminhamentos do autor de viol??ncia, sobretudoThe aim of this study is to analyze the situation of assistance for men who commit violence against women. The assistance is offered in a counseling program, which provides aid for women in marital violence situation, by an institution in a medium-sized city in Rio Grande do Sul. Data were collected through ethnographic approach, especially through participant observation. Both the trajectory of the male-aggressor in the institution and the follow-ups for the local needs were analyzed. The local Courthouse and the All-Female Police Station were also contacted for the purposes of this study. Analysis shows that the social operators??? conceptions regarding marital violence influence the practices employed in dealing with the victims and aggressors. In relation to the assistance for men who commit violence, the following features are highlighted: resistance to the service, aiding focused on the victims, pathologization of the aggressor, violence as a transgerational feature, the male-aggressor and female-victi

Topics: homens, masculinidades, servi??o de atendimento ??s v??timas de viol??ncia, viol??ncia conjugal, counseling programs to victims of violence, masculinities, men, marital violence, Ci??ncias da Sa??de
Publisher: Universidade do Vale do Rio do Sinos
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:agregador.ibict.br.BDTD_UNISINOS:oai:www.repositorio.jesuita.org.br:UNISINOS/2970
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