Violence: A Contemporary Reader / Edition 1

Violence: A Contemporary Reader / Edition 1

by Stephen T. Holmes Ph.D., Ronald M. Holmes EDD
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131120972

ISBN-13: 9780131120976

Pub. Date: 02/19/2004

Publisher: Pearson

This book looks at violence in a wide variety of settings, showing readers that violence does not only occur on the inner-city streets, but inside the family, school, and even the workplace. Carefully chosen articles discuss the crime we traditionally define as violent, as well as the crime that is on the rise—and could significantly alter our

Overview

This book looks at violence in a wide variety of settings, showing readers that violence does not only occur on the inner-city streets, but inside the family, school, and even the workplace. Carefully chosen articles discuss the crime we traditionally define as violent, as well as the crime that is on the rise—and could significantly alter our perception of what violent crime actually is. Chapter topics include violence in the U.S., sexual crimes and violence, serial and mass murder, child violence, terrorism, institutional violence, and violence and policy implication. For individuals considering a career in the criminal justice field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131120976
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/19/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Violence in the United States.

2. Domestic and Other Forms of Personal Violence.

3. Sexual Crimes and Violence.

4. School and Workplace Violence.

5. Serial and Mass Murder.

6. Child Violence.

7. Terrorism, Hate Groups, and Institutional Violence.

8. Violence and Policy Implications.

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