The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence

The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence

By: Carlos A. Cuevas (author), Callie Marie Rennison (author)Hardback

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The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence features a collection of original readings, from an international cast of experts, that explore all major issues relating to the psychology of violence and aggressive behaviors. Features original contributions from an interdisciplinary cast of scholars - leading experts in their fields of study Includes the latest violence research and its implications for practice and policy Offers coverage of current issues relating to violence such as online violence and cybercriminal behavior Covers additional topics such as juvenile violence, sexual violence, family violence, and various violence issues relating to underserved and/or understudied populations

About Author

Carlos A. Cuevas is a licensed psychologist and Associate Professor at Northeastern University in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. His scholarly work focusing on violence and victimization, particularly among Latinos and how it connects to delinquent behavior, has appeared in various journals including Violence Against Women, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Child Abuse & Neglect. Callie Marie Rennison is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Rennison s research has appeared in numerous journals, including the Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Feminist Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Violence and Victims, and Violence Against Women.


List of Contributors x Acknowledgments xv Introduction 1 Carlos A. Cuevas and Callie Marie Rennison Part One General Issues in Violence and Victimization 5 1 The Dynamic Nature of Crime Statistics 7 Cynthia Barnett ]Ryan and Emily H. Griffith 2 Ethical Issues in Surveys about Children s Exposure to Violence and Sexual Abuse 24 David Finkelhor, Sherry Hamby, Heather Turner, and Wendy Walsh 3 Why are Offenders Victimized so Often? 49 Mark T. Berg and Richard B. Felson 4 The Complex Dynamics of Victimization: Understanding Differential Vulnerability without Blaming the Victim 66 Sherry Hamby and John Grych 5 Social Construction of Violence 86 Joel Best 6 Consequences and Sequelae of Violence and Victimization 100 Mary Ann Priester, Trevor Cole, Shannon M. Lynch, and Dana D. DeHart Part Two General Violence 121 7 Homicide: Its Prevalence, Correlates, and Situational Contexts 123 Terance D. Miethe and Wendy C. Regoeczi 8 Nonfatal Violence 140 Jennifer L. Truman 9 Perceptions of Stalking Victimization among Behaviorally Defined Victims: Examining Factors that Influence Self-Identification 158 Timothy C. Hart and Emily I. Troshynski 10 The Situational Dynamics of Street Crime: Property versus Confrontational Crime 179 Mindy Bernhardt and Volkan Topalli Part Three Juvenile Violence 195 11 Triggerman Today, Dead Man Tomorrow: Gangs, Violence, and Victimization 197 David C. Pyrooz and Kathleen A. Fox 12 Girls and Women in Gangs 211 Joanne Belknap and Molly Bowers 13 School Violence and Bullying 226 Melissa K. Holt and Gerald Reid 14 Juvenile Violence: Interventions, Policies, and Future Directions 247 Terrance J. Taylor and Sean McCandless Part Four Family Violence 277 15 Child Maltreatment 279 Cindy Sousa, J. Bart Klika, Todd I. Herrenkohl, and W. Ben Packard 16 Destructive Sibling Aggression 297 Jonathan Caspi and Veronica R. Barrios 17 Elder Maltreatment: The Theory and Practice of Elder-Abuse Prevention 324 Gia Elise Barboza 18 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Family Violence 353 Brian K. Payne and Christina Policastro Part Five Partner Violence 371 19 Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students: Measurement, Risk Factors, Consequences, and Responses 373 Leah E. Daigle, Heidi Scherer, Bonnie S. Fisher, and Andia Azimi 20 The Transcendence of Intimate Violence across the Life Course 396 Kristin Carbone ]Lopez 21 Controversies in Partner Violence 411 Denise A. Hines, Emily M. Douglas, and Murray A. Straus 22 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Partner Violence 439 Molly Dragiewicz Part Six Sexual Violence 455 23 Rape and Sexual Assault Victimization 457 Christine A. Gidycz and Erika L. Kelley 24 A Motivation ]Facilitation Model of Adult Male Sexual Offending 482 Lesleigh E. Pullman, Skye Stephens, and Michael C. Seto 25 Pornography and Violence Against Women 501 Walter S. DeKeseredy 26 Prostitution and Sex Trafficking 517 Amy Farrell and Stephanie Fahy 27 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Sexual Violence 533 Dara C. Drawbridge and Carlos A. Cuevas Part Seven Cybercrime 553 28 Cybercrime Victimization 555 Billy Henson, Bradford W. Reyns, and Bonnie S. Fisher 29 Online Harassment 571 Lisa M. Jones and Kimberly J. Mitchell 30 Technology and Violence 588 Thomas J. Holt and Adam M. Bossler 31 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Cybercrime 604 Max Kilger Part Eight Violence in Underserved and Understudied Populations 623 32 Intimate Partner Violence among Latinos 625 Chiara Sabina 33 Living in a Web of Trauma: An Ecological Examination of Violence among African Americans 649 Carolyn M. West 34 An Interpretation of Invisible Domestic Violence among Asian Americans 666 MiRang Park 35 Interpersonal Violence and American Indian and Alaska Native Communities 678 Jane E. Palmer and Michelle Chino 36 Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Communities 695 Mikel L. Walters and Caroline Lippy 37 Research on the Victimization of Understudied Populations: Current Issues and Future Directions 715 Rebecca Pfeffer and Carlos A. Cuevas Index 727

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118303153
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 760
  • ID: 9781118303153
  • weight: 1276
  • ISBN10: 1118303156

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