Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence [NOOK Book]

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Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
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Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence

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Overview

Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000903049
  • Publisher: Jane Gilgun
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 194,047
  • File size: 84 KB

Meet the Author

I like to laugh. I like witty people. When I'm not writing, riding my horses, or working in my garden, I'm a professor, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA.I write children's books, poetry, books on children with special needs, and books on many other topics based on research I have done for many years. I also comment on public events.My writings are available on Amazon Kindle, iBooks, smashwords.com, scribd.com, createspace, and many other ebooksellers.
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  • Posted July 17, 2013

    While I agree with the author that people who commit violence do

    While I agree with the author that people who commit violence do so for their own gratification, the assertion was not backed up with scientific research. I can believe butter is good for me because it tastes good, but that does not make it so. 

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