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Alcohol in Human Violence / Edition 1

Alcohol in Human Violence / Edition 1

by Kai Pernanen


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ISBN-13: 9780898621716
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/1991
Series: Guilford Substance Abuse Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 279
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kai Pernanen received his graduate degrees in sociology and philosophy from the University of Helsinki, Finland. He has conducted social research on the use of alcohol and drugs and criminological research on parolees and probationers. He has worked on analyses of validity problems in survey research, attibutions of causality in alcohol related social problems, and on theory development for the explanation of drunken behavior. Over the past 15 years, his work has focused primarily on the connections between alcohol use and violence. He has been associated with research organizations and universities in Canada, the United States, Finland, and Sweden. Currently, he is affiliated with the University of Uppsala, Sweden, where he is replicating the Canadian study described in this book.


For Experimental and social psychologists, criminologists, social workers, physicians, and police, whose work brings them into contact with the problems of societal and domestic violence or alcohol abuse.

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