Violence in Homes and Communities considers increased contemporary domestic, workplace and community violence, and how it can be prevented.
Contributions to this book, one in a series sponsored by the National Mental Health Assocation (USA), explore foundations of violence and methods to reduce its incidence. Topics include: child abuse; spousal abuse; workplace violence; the impact of television violence; racial, ethnic and religious violence; mental illness; domestic violence.
Prevention, Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, New London, CT.
Introduction - Thomas P Gullotta and Sandra J McElhaneyUnderstanding the Origins and Incidence of Child Maltreatment - Jonathan B Kotch, Greg O Muller and Craig H BlakelyUnderstanding the Origins and Incidence of Spousal Violence in North America - Robert L Hampton, Maria Vandergriff-Avery and Joan KimOrigins and Incidence of Workplace Violence in North America - Lynne McClureUnderstanding the Incidence and Origins of Community Violence - Lloyd B Potter Toward a Comprehensive Perspective of Violence PreventionTelevision Violence and Children - Leonard A Jason, Libby Kennedy Hanaway and Ester Brackshaw Problems and SolutionsHating Those Different from Ourselves - Wayne Winborne and Renae Cohen The Origins of Racial, Ethnic and Religious HatredMental Illness and the Myth of Violent Behavior - Michael M Faenza et alEffective Youth Violence Prevention - Daniel J Flannery and Laura WilliamsConsensus and Contradictions in Understanding Domestic Violence - Pamela Jenkins and Barbara Davidson Implications for Policy and Model ProgramsCommunity-Based Approaches to Violence Prevention - Sandra J McElhaney and Kathryn M EffleyEpilogue - Michael J Faenza and Sandra McElhaney