The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence is a textbook which gives comprehensive coverage of interpersonal violence - exploring the various violent acts that occur between individuals in contemporary society.
- Examines in detail the controversial use of corporal punishment
- Explores ways that psychology can add to our understanding of interpersonal violence
- Offers directions for future research that can help to prevent or reduce incidents of interpersonal violence
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About the Author
Clive Hollin is Emeritus Professor of Criminological Psychology in the School of Psychology at The University of Leicester, UK. He is the author/editor of 21 books on topics relating to violence and criminal behavior. Hollin has also worked as a psychologist in prisons, the Youth Treatment Service, special hospitals, and regional secure units, and is a recipient of The Senior Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Legal, Criminological and Forensic Psychology from The British Psychological Society.
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements ix
1 Interpersonal Violence 1
2 "Everyday" Violence 33
3 Violence at Home 73
4 Criminal Violence 93
5 Sexual Violence 119
6 Where To Next? 147