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International perspectives on violence

Author: Florence Denmark; Leonore Loeb Adler
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
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Examines the similarities and differences in violence in various countries across the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
International perspectives on violence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004
(DLC) 2002066339
(OCoLC)49704872
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Denmark; Leonore Loeb Adler
ISBN: 9780313072604 0313072604 1281111090 9781281111098
OCLC Number: 144526766
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 331 pages) : illustrations
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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