Confronting Violence: Answers To Questions About The Epidemic Destroying America's Homes And Communities, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Confronting Violence

Answers To Questions About The Epidemic Destroying America's Homes And Communities, 1st Edition

By George A. Gellert

Routledge

320 pages

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Description

This book is a definitive reference work and a call to action, written with a public health physician's eye for public safety and a scientist's evenhanded respect for evidence. It is intended for professionals who interact with or provide services to people affected by violence.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction: How Should This Book Be Used? -- Is America More Violent Than Other Societies? -- Physical and Emotional Abuse of Children -- Sexual Abuse of Children -- School and Youth Violence -- Bullying—Not Just Kids’ Stuff -- Spouse Abuse and Domestic and Intimate Violence Against Women -- Rape and Sexual Assault of Adults -- Elder Abuse and Violence Against The Elderly -- Murder and Homicide—Ever More Random -- Violence and Strangers -- Guns—Do They Increase or Defend Against Violence? -- Violence to Oneself—Suicide -- Epilogue—The Future of Violence Prevention -- Appendix

About the Author

Gellert, George A.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General