Violence in Homes and Communities: Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment (Issues in Children's and Families' Lives)

Violence in Homes and Communities: Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment (Issues in Children's and Families' Lives)

By: Thomas P. Gullotta (editor), Sandra J. McElhaney (editor)Hardback

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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.

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Prevention, Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, New London, CT.


Introduction - Thomas P Gullotta and Sandra J McElhaney Understanding the Origins and Incidence of Child Maltreatment - Jonathan B Kotch, Greg O Muller and Craig H Blakely Understanding the Origins and Incidence of Spousal Violence in North America - Robert L Hampton, Maria Vandergriff-Avery and Joan Kim Origins and Incidence of Workplace Violence in North America - Lynne McClure Understanding the Incidence and Origins of Community Violence - Lloyd B Potter Toward a Comprehensive Perspective of Violence Prevention Television Violence and Children - Leonard A Jason, Libby Kennedy Hanaway and Ester Brackshaw Problems and Solutions Hating Those Different from Ourselves - Wayne Winborne and Renae Cohen The Origins of Racial, Ethnic and Religious Hatred Mental Illness and the Myth of Violent Behavior - Michael M Faenza et al Effective Youth Violence Prevention - Daniel J Flannery and Laura Williams Consensus and Contradictions in Understanding Domestic Violence - Pamela Jenkins and Barbara Davidson Implications for Policy and Model Programs Community-Based Approaches to Violence Prevention - Sandra J McElhaney and Kathryn M Effley Epilogue - Michael J Faenza and Sandra McElhaney

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761910039
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780761910039
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 0761910034

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