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The Wiley handbook on the psychology of violence

Author: Carlos A Cuevas; Callie Marie Rennison
Publisher: Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2016. 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence presents a collection of original readings that explore all major aspects of the psychology of violence, aggression, and other criminal behaviors. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, readings are contributed by a diverse group of experts, including psychologists, criminologists, sociologists, and others.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xiv, 743 pages
(DLC) 2015028488
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos A Cuevas; Callie Marie Rennison
ISBN: 9781786846044 1786846047
OCLC Number: 1017605429
Description: 1 online resource (54 entries) : 19 images
Contents: List of tables --
List of illustrations --
Contributors --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Vision and scope for this handbook --
Choices we made in constructing this book --
The utility and importance of the handbook --
How to use this text --
Part One. General issues in violence and victimization 1. The dynamic nature of crime statistics; 2. Ethical issues in surveys about children's exposure to violence and sexual abuse; 3. Why are offenders victimized so often? 4. The complex dynamics of victimization; 5. Social construction of violence; 6. Consequences and sequelae of violence and victimization --
Part Two. General violence: 7. Homicide; 8. Nonfatal violence; 9. Perceptions of stalking victimization among behaviorally defined victims; 10. The situational dynamics of street crime --
Part Three. Juvenile violence: 11. Triggerman today, dead man tomorrow; 12. Girls and women in gangs; 13. School violence and bullying; 14. Juvenile violence --
Part Four. Family violence: 15. Child maltreatment --
introduction; 16. Destructive sibling aggression; 17. Elder maltreatment; 18. Interventions, policies, and future research directions in family violence --
Part Five. Partner violence: 19. Intimate partner violence among college students; 20. The transcendence of intimate violence across the life course; 21. Controversies in partner violence; 22. Interventions, policies, and future research directions in partner violence. Part Six. Sexual violence: 23. Rape and sexual assault victimization; 24. A motivation-facilitation model of adult male sexual offending; 25. Pornography and violence against women; 26. Prostitution and sex trafficking; 27. Interventions, policies, and future research directions in sexual violence --
Part Seven. Cybercrime: 28. Cybercrime victimization; 29. Online harassment; 30. Technology and violence; 31. Interventions, policies, and future research directions in cybercrime --
Part Eight. Violence in underserved and understudied populations: 32. Intimate partner violence among Latinos; 33. Living in a web of trauma; 34. An interpretation of invisible domestic violence among Asian Americans; 35. Interpersonal violence and American Indian and Alaska Native communities; 36. Intimate partner violence in LGBT communities; 37. Research on the victimization of understudied populations.
Other Titles: Handbook on the psychology of violence
Responsibility: edited by Carlos A. Cuevas and Callie Marie Rennison.

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The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence presents a collection of original readings that explore all major aspects of the psychology of violence, aggression, and other criminal behaviors. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, readings are contributed by a diverse group of experts, including psychologists, criminologists, sociologists, and others.

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