From a team of leading experts comes a comprehensive, multidisciplinary examination of the most current research including the complex issue of violence and violent behavior. The handbook examines a range of theoretical, policy, and research issues and provides a comprehensive overview of aggressive and violent behavior. The breadth of coverage is impressive, ranging from research on biological factors related to violence and behavior-genetics to research on terrrorism and the impact of violence in different cultures. The authors examine violence from international cross-cultural perspectives, with chapters that examine both quantitative and qualitative research. They also look at violence at multiple levels: individual, family, neighborhood, cultural, and across multiple perspectives and systems, including treatment, justice, education, and public health.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 838
Weight: 1390 g
Dimensions: 253 x 177 x 37 mm
"This handbook provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary examination of current research and thinking about the issue of violence. It examines theoretical, policy, and research issues and provides an overview of aggressive and violent behavior..." ---Family Therapy [Vol 36, Number 2]
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