Violence and Abuse in Society [4 volumes]: Understanding a Global Crisis

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Angela Browne-Miller, PhD, is editor of this comprehensive and unique set of four volumes containing over 110 chapters from over 130 international experts with backgrounds in behavioral science, social science, law, and medicine, as well as researchers, practitioners, and lay persons with varied specialties. These volumes cover the following areas reflected by their titles: Volume One: Fundamentals, Effects, and Extremes; Volume Two: Setting, Age, Gender, and Other Key Elements; Volume Three: Psychological, ...

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Overview

Angela Browne-Miller, PhD, is editor of this comprehensive and unique set of four volumes containing over 110 chapters from over 130 international experts with backgrounds in behavioral science, social science, law, and medicine, as well as researchers, practitioners, and lay persons with varied specialties. These volumes cover the following areas reflected by their titles: Volume One: Fundamentals, Effects, and Extremes; Volume Two: Setting, Age, Gender, and Other Key Elements; Volume Three: Psychological, Ritual, Sexual, and Trafficking Issues; and Volume Four: Faces on Intimate Partner Violence.

This collection looks at the range of violence and abuse we see today, conducting a detailed examination against the backdrop of a history of violence and abuse around the globe. The works within focus for the most part on violence and abuse taking place outside of war contexts, discussing road rage, child abuse, elder abuse, abuse of women and girls, sex slavery, violent rituals including female genital cutting, abuse within cults, domestic violence, gun violence, and modern problems fueled by technology, including cyberbullying and cyberstalking.

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"This is an important resource for professionals and researchers in fields including social work, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, law, education, and women's studies. A valuable teaching and training resource, this highly informative and at times moving work is also appropriate for students and general readers. Highly recommended."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313382765
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/31/2012
  • Pages: 1778
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 5.80 (d)

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