Understanding and Preventing Violence, Volume 3:: Social Influences

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National Academies Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Social Science - 592 pages
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This volume examines social influences on violent events and violent 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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Contents

Foreword
Individual Situational and CommunityLevel Risk Factors 1
Physical Aggression Between Women and Men in Intimate Relationships 115
Gender and Interpersonal Violence Candace Kruttschnitt 293
Alcohol Drugs of Abuse Aggression and Violence Klaus A Miczek Joseph F DeBold Margaret Haney Jennifer 377
Index 571
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