Violence and the Prevention of Violence

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Violence and the Prevention of Violence

EDITED BY Leonore Loeb Adler and Florence L. Denmark

FOREWORDS BY Lenore E. A. Walker and Benjamin B. Wolman

Westport, Connecticut PRAEGER London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • References xii
  • Foreword xv
  • Reference xx
  • Preface xxi
  • Part I - Violence: A Societal Phenomenon 1
  • 1 - Motivational Approach to Violent Behavior: A Cross-Cultural Perspective 3
  • References 9
  • 2 - Machismo Values and Violence in America: An Empirical Study 11
  • Notes 28
  • References 29
  • 3 - Assessment of Attitudes toward Terrorism 33
  • Notes 40
  • Reference 40
  • Appendix 1 - Political Opinions Survey 42
  • Part II - Violence Involving the Young 45
  • 4 - Violent Youth: Reflections on Contemporary Child-rearing Practices in the United States as an Antecedent Cause 47
  • References 57
  • 5 - Trauma in Children's Lives: Issues and Treatment 61
  • References 80
  • 6 - Incest: The Most Personal Violence 85
  • References 97
  • 7 - Violence in the Schools 101
  • References 107
  • 8 - Juvenile Violence and the Death Penalty 109
  • Notes 116
  • References 116
  • Part III - Violence in Adulthood 119
  • 9 - Male Violence against Women: A Global Health and Development Issue 121
  • Note 126
  • 10 - Domestic Violence and Its Prevention 129
  • References 141
  • 11 - Gender Stereotypes and the Problem of Marital Violence 145
  • Summary and Conclusion 152
  • References 152
  • 12 - Women and Crime 157
  • References 167
  • 13 - Prevention of Family Violence for the Female Alcoholic 169
  • References 175
  • 14 - Elder Violence (Maltreatment) in Domestic Settings: Some Theory and Research 177
  • References 188
  • Epilogue: Traditional Buddhist Ladakh -- A Society at Peace 191
  • Note 202
  • References 203
  • Index 205
  • About the Contributors 211
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