Confronting Violence: Answers to Questions About the Epidemic Destroying America's Homes and Communities, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Confronting Violence

Answers to Questions About the Epidemic Destroying America's Homes and Communities, 1st Edition

By George A. Gellert

Routledge

318 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General