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International perspectives on violence

Author: Florence Denmark; Leonore Loeb Adler
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholars mostly of psychology from many countries also look at many countries to investigate the root causes of violence, how violent acts are implemented, and how violence can be eradicated at scales ranging from between individuals to between countries.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International perspectives on violence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004
(OCoLC)655010693
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Denmark; Leonore Loeb Adler
ISBN: 0275974987 9780275974985
OCLC Number: 49704872
Description: xvii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A critical review of Arab research studies on violence/aggression and extreme behavior / Ramadan A. Ahmed --
Violence in Australia / Diane Bretherton --
The phases of violence in Brazil / Clary Milnitsky-Sapiro --
Violence in Colombia : social and psychological aspects / Ruben Ardila --
Violence in Great Britain / Ludwig F. Lowenstein --
Violence in Indonesia / Sarlito Wirawan Sarwono --
Northern Ireland violence : a possible end / Joseph O'Donoghue --
Violence in Israel / Noach A. Milgram --
Violence in Japan / Seisoh Sukemune --
Peace and violence : a comparison of Buddhist Ladakh and the United States / Uwe P. Gielen --
Violence against women in Africa : impact of culture on womanhood / Wilhelmina J. Kalu --
Domestic violence against women and children in the Philippines : sociocultural factors / Elena L. Samonte-Hinckley --
The roots of violence in modern Russia : a psychocriminological analysis / Sergei V. Tsytsarev and Yakov Gilinsky --
Manifestations of violence in South Africa / André J. Pelser and Chris P. de Kock --
Violence in the United States of America / June F. Chisholm and Alfred W. Ward --
Violence and American Indians : culture--then and now / John Beatty --
Epilogue : global violence / Kay C. Greene.
Responsibility: edited by Leonore Loeb Adler and Florence L. Denmark ; foreword by Melvin Ember.
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