Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence / Edition 1
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Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence / Edition 1

by Nancy E. Dowd, Dorothy G. Singer, Robin Fretwell Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412913691

ISBN-13: 9781412913690

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of childhood violence that considers children as both consumers and perpetrators of violence, as well as victims of it. This Handbook is the first single volume to consider situations when children are responsible for violence, rather than focusing exclusively on

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The Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of childhood violence that considers children as both consumers and perpetrators of violence, as well as victims of it. This Handbook is the first single volume to consider situations when children are responsible for violence, rather than focusing exclusively on occasions when they are victimized.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412913690
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Nancy E. Dowd
Prologue: Developmental Variations Among Children and Adolescents: An Overview of the Research and Policy Implications - Dorothy G. Singer
Part I. Children as Victims
1. Child Witnessing of Domestic Violence - Naomi Cahn
2. Domestic Violence and Child Protection: Confronting the Dilemmas in Moving From Family Court to Dependency Court - Thomas D. Lyon and Mindy B. Mechanic
3. Sexually Predatory Parents and the Children in Their Care: Remove the Threat, Not the Child - Robin Fretwell Wilson
4. Exposure to Pornography as a Cause of Child Sexual Victimization - Diana E.H. Russell and Natalie Purcell
5. Statutory Rape: An Empirical Examination of Claims of “Overreaction” - Ross E. Cheit and Laura Braslow
6. Mitigating the Impact of Publicity on Child Crime Victims and Witnesses - Charles Putnam and David Finkelhor
Part II. Children as Consumers of Violence
7. The Violent Shadows of Children’s Culture - John Cech
8. A Preliminary Demography of Television Violence - Nancy Signorielli
9. Protecting Children’s Welfare in an Anxiety-Provoking Media Environment - Joanne Cantor
10. The Impact of Violent Music on Youth - Barbara J. Wilson and Nicole Martins
11. How Real Is the Problem of TV Violence? Research and Policy Perspectives - Dale Kunkel and Lara Zwarun
12. Violent Video Games: Effects on Youth and Public Policy Implications - Douglas A. Gentile and Craig A. Anderson
13. Positive Features of Video Games - Laurie N. Taylor
14. Children, Adolescents, and the Culture of Online Hate - Brendesha Tynes
15. Constitutional Obstacles to Regulating Violence in the Media - Catherine J. Ross
Part III. Children as Perpetrators of Violence
16. Peer Victimization: The Nature and Prevalence of Bullying Among Children and Youth - Susan P. Limber
17. Bullying and Violence in American Schools - Ellen de Lara
18. Judging Juvenile Responsibility: A Social Ecological Perspective - Mark R. Fondacaro and Lauren G. Fasig
19. Adult Punishment for Juvenile Offenders: Does It Reduce Crime? - Richard E. Redding
20. Psychopathy Assessment and Juvenile Justice Mental Health Evaluations - Matthew Owen Howard, Michael K. Dayton, Kirk A. Foster, Michael G. Vaughn and John L. Zelner
21. Cleaning Up Toxic Violence: An Eco Generist Paradigm - Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

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