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The truth about violence

Author: Karl Larson; Heath Dingwell; William McCay; Robert N Golden
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2011.
Series: Truth about series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Offers authoritative information on bullying, family violence, hate crimes, school violence, anger management, personal safety, and much more.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Larson; Heath Dingwell; William McCay; Robert N Golden
ISBN: 9780816076444 0816076448
OCLC Number: 460053914
Description: xii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: How to use this book --
Violent behavior and personal safety --
A to z entries --
Alcohol and violence --
Anger management --
Assault and bullying --
Communities and violence --
Criminals and violent activity --
Drugs and violence --
Family violence --
Fight of flight response --
Gang violence --
Hate crimes --
Homicide --
Incarceration --
Intermittent explosive disorder --
Legal interventions --
Media and violence --
Rehabilitation ad treatment of perpetrators --
Revenge, cycle of --
Road rage --
School violence --
Self-mutilation --
Sexual violence --
Social costs of violence --
Suicide --
Teens and violence --
Terrorism --
Violence against populations --
Violence and video games --
Violent behavior, causes of --
War --
Weapons of violence --
Workplace violence --
Hotlines and help sites.
Series Title: Truth about series.
Responsibility: Robert N. Golden, general editor, Fred L. Peterson, general editor ; Karl Larson, principal author ; Health Dingwell and William McCay, contributing authors ; William Kane, adviser to the first edition, Mark J. Kittleson, adviser to the first edition ; Richelle Rennegarbe.

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