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Handbook of Violence
Rapp-Paglicci, Lisa A., Albert R. Roberts and John S. Wodarski (Eds)
Wiley / Hardcover / 2002-03-01 / 0471414670
Violence
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The Handbook of Violence is the only book that covers violence in multiple settings from a resilience perspective using a multidisciplinary (bio-psycho-social) approach. It is must reading for anyone involved in preventing and managing violence in the home, at school, in the workplace, or in the community, as well as for those studying the latest trends and issues about this serious societal problem.

Contents:

Preface.
Acknowledgment.
About the Editors.
Contributor List.
SECTION I: FAMILY VIOLENCE.
Violence within Families through the Life Span (A. Burgess & A. Roberts).
Adolescent Dating Violence (G. Ely, et al.).
Children and Adolescents from Violent Homes (L. Rapp-Paglicci).
Domestic Violence in African-American Families (L. See, et al.).
Domestic Violence in Latino Cultures (D. Ferrer).
SECTION II: COMMUNITY VIOLENCE.
Children and Adolescents Exposed to Community Violence (C. Dulmus & C. Hilarski).
Assessing Violent Behavior (E. Tyson, et al.).
Conduct Disorder and Substance Abuse (J. Barthelemy, et al.).
Girls' Delinquency and Violence: Making the Case for Gender-Responsive Programming (M. Chesney-Lind, et al.).
Youth Gang Violence (R. Ellis).
Youth Violence: Chronic Violent Juvenile Offenders (M. Williams, et al.).
SECTION III: SCHOOL VIOLENCE.
School Bullying: An Overview (G. MacNeil).
Public Concern and Focus on School Violence (R. Astor, et al.).
Reducing School Violence: A Social Capacity Framework (G. Bowen, et al.).
School Violence among Culturally Diverse Populations (K. Jordan).
SECTION IV: WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.
Preventing Workplace Violence (J. Wodarski & C. Dulmus).
Workplace Violence: Prevention and Intervention, Theory and Practice (J. Waters, et al.).
Domestic Violence in the Workplace (P. Brownell & A. Roberts).
Author Index.
Subject Index.

About the Editors:

LISA A. RAPP-PAGLICCI, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
ALBERT R. ROBERTS, PhD, is a professor at Rutgers University.
JOHN S. WODARSKI, PhD, is a professor at the University of Tennessee and a consulting editor for John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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