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Understanding violence / Elizabeth Kandel Englander.

Author/Creator:
Englander, Elizabeth Kandel.
Publication:
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 247 p. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
3rd ed.
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Subjects:
Violent crimes -- United States.
Violent crimes -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Criminal psychology -- United States.
Violence -- United States.
Contents:
The numbers : how common is violent behavior today?
Social causes of violence
Biological and psychological bases of violent behavior
Developmental factors and social learning
Media exposure and violence
The biosocial model
Substance abuse and violent behavior
Youth violence
Sexual assault
Spouse homicide
Child abuse and physical punishment
Victims : the consequences of family violence
Epilogue : preventing and controlling violence.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-227) and indexes.
ISBN:
0805860908 (cloth : alk. paper)
0805860916 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1410615146 (e book)
OCLC:
65341060