Understanding and Preventing Violence: Social influences
Albert J. Reiss, Jeffrey A. Roth, Klaus A. Miczek, National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on the Understanding and Control of Violent Behavior
National Academy Press, 1993 - Medical - 582 pages
This volume examines social influences on violent events and behavior, particularly concentrating on how the risks of violent criminal offending and victimization are influenced by communities, social situations, and individuals; the role of spouses and intimates; the differences in violence levels between males and females; and the roles of psychoactive substances in violent events.
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