Understanding and Preventing Violence: Social influences

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National Academy Press, 1993 - Medical - 582 pages
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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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