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Violence in America: a search for perspective

by Robert A. Liston

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Violence -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Violence.,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Social conditions.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the causes and effects of violence in America by surveying our social and political history.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 153-154.

      Statementby Robert A. Liston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.V5 L57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p.
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5424916M
      ISBN 100671326694, 0671326708
      LC Control Number73019229

      Nov. 23, Journalist Gary Younge chooses this day at random to report on deaths by gun violence that occurred in a hour period, for his book, Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives. The victims were ages 9 to AT A GLANCE WHAT: Campus Community Book Project Author’s Visit WHEN: Monday, March 2 WHERE: Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Exhibition. This volume provides a systematic overview of the contemporary Latin American youth violence phenomenon. The authors focus specifically on youth gangs, juvenile justice issues, and applied research concerns, providing a rounded and balanced exploration of this increasingly important topic.

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      Children's perspectives on domestic violence London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Mullender, Audrey, Gill Hague, Umme Imam, Liz Kelly, Ellen Malos and Linda Regan. Children's Perspectives on Domestic Violence. London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /   Perspective Discussion of news topics with a point of view, Trump wants America to ‘normalize’ coronavirus deaths. It’s the media’s job not to play along. who wrote an entire book.


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Get this from a library. Violence in America: a search for perspective. [Robert A Liston] -- Examines the causes and effects of violence in America by surveying our social and political history.

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An excellent companion to Violence in America: The History of Crime, this volume provides fascinating insight into recently developed theories on the sources of recurring conflict in American society. With their main focus on traumatic issues that have generated group violence and continue to do so, the contributors discuss the most intractable source of social and political conflict in our 3/5(2).

The information presented in Confronting Gun Violence in America demonstrates quality research and analysis. Gabor writes in a manner that is engaging, easily understood, and thought provoking. He does an excellent job of dissecting the topic of gun violence into the various aspects that make up this complex issue.” (Mary E.

Cervantes Cited by: 3. Family Violence From a Global Perspective draws on the expertise of authors from 21 countries to tell the story of domestic violence in their country, and will include a personal case study of someone who has experienced domestic violence.

which includes individual, relationship, community, and societal strengths. The book blends academic. Injury is the leading cause of years of potential life lost in the United States, and one third of all fatal injuries are a result of intentional injuries or violence.

Today, public health officials have identified violence as comparable in importance and impact to such previous epidemics as smallpox, tuberculosis, and syphilis. This volume offers a landmark assessment of the problem of 5/5(3).

Violence in American Schools offers a new strategy for the problem of youth violence, arguing that the most effective interventions use a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach.

This approach takes into account differences in stages of individual development and involvement in overlapping social contexts, families, peer groups, schools, and Cited by: Book > Textbooks > Family Violence Expedited access to textbooks and digital content Instructors: Due to the COVID pandemic and in support of your transition to online learning, requests for complimentary review copies of our textbooks will be fulfilled through our eBooks partner, VitalSource.

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Levy --[Part II. This accessible book written for students, their teachers, researchers and all those working with children - across social work, health, child psychology and psychiatry, the law and education - will provide a vital insight into children's own perspectives on domestic violence.

Violence in Canada highlights from an interdisciplinary perspective the major areas and contexts where violence takes ting of thirteen contributions, the book forms an indispensable guide to the by: Book Description.

Violence Against Children adopts in its title the exhortation of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, "Making Human Rights Real," which also represents the leitmotif of the book. It examines the prevalence of violence against children in Africa, the Asia Pacific Region, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and in the United States, and explores major ways of its prevention.

Violence against women is everywhere. VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 1 in 3 women have experienced physical/sexual violence at some point in their lives. 2 in 3 victims of intimate partner/ family related homicide are women.

less than 40% of women who experienced violence sought help of any sort. Of those, less than 10% sought help from the police. Family violence from a global perspective: strengths-based research and case Studies: the case of South Africa / Busisiwe Nkosi and Priscilla S. Daniels Domestic violence in Botswana: factors which help women overcome the abuse / Lois R.

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Cathy McIwaine, Queen Mary, University of London 'This book is a bold and long awaited lens on violence from a feminist perspective. On the one hand it is a rich ethnography of violence in El Salvador, and on the other it re-conceptualises violence in order to bring out the differential gender effects, experiences and agency.

About the Book. Decriminalizing Domestic Violence asks the crucial, yet often overlooked, question of why and how the criminal legal system became the primary response to intimate partner violence in the United introduces readers, both new and well versed in the subject, to the ways in which the criminal legal system harms rather than helps those who are subjected to abuse and.

Family Violence From a Global Perspective draws on the expertise of authors from 21 countries to tell the story of domestic violence in their country, and will include a personal case study of someone who has experienced domestic violence. Drawing on a broadly Lacanian perspective, the authors explore violence in war, terrorism, how the media portrays violence, violent video games, questions of identity, difference and the ‘other’; violence narratives and violence and DSM, and explain how to account for how violence arises and the effect it has on us on both an individual and.

Body evidence: intimate violence against South Asian women in America / [edited by] Shamita Das Dasgupta. Format Book Published New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, c Description xi, p.

; 24 cm. Other contributors Dasgupta, Shamita Das. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Adolescent Violence in America: A Historical Perspective By MICHAEL G. KALOGERAKIS There is no doubt that, for an adolescent psychiatrist in our nation, receiving the Schonfeld Award is the greatest honor that can be bestowed by one's colleagues, and I deeply appreciate having been chosen as the award recipient for this by: 1.The generalized findings regarding family violence from a global perspective with a strengths-based orientation were derived from qualitative analyses done by the research team in America.

All 16 countries' research reports were reviewed and analyzed by the four American researchers/editors, and generalized findings were discussed and agreed.United States of America: Annotation: This book presents the problem of gun violence in America from an economic perspective.

Abstract: By examining the problem of gun violence from an economic position, the authors show how gun violence touches all Americans and is .