1st Edition

Confronting Violence
Answers to Questions About the Epidemic Destroying America's Homes and Communities

ISBN 9780367015107
Published May 7, 2019 by Routledge
318 Pages

USD $159.95

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Book 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

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