Violence: The Enduring Problem

Violence: The Enduring Problem

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This Second Edition of Violence: The Enduring Problem offers an interdisciplinary and reader-friendly exploration of the many types of individual and collective violent actsa€”examining the linkages, behaviors, ideas, perceptions, and justifications that connect these types of violence. Inspired by the fear of pervasive violence in the world, authors Alex Alvarez and Ronet Bachman address the various legislative, social, and political efforts to curb violent behavior. They expertly incorporate the most up-to-date research and theories to help students analyze the patterns and correlates of violence. While most texts of this type simply cover individual acts of violence, this book presents a broader perspective, covering more collective violence activities: terrorism, mob violence, and genocide.The terms a€œpsychopatha€ and a€œsociopatha€ were replaced in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSMIII) with the ... There were actually several plaintiffs in the sniper information case, including Gregg v.

Title:Violence: The Enduring Problem
Author:Alex Alvarez, Ronet Bachman
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-10-01


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