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The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology)

The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology)

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Cambridge University Press, 2007-09-03
EAN 9780521607858, ISBN10: 052160785X

Hardcover, 838 pages, 25.2 x 18 x 3.6 cm

From a team of leading experts comes a comprehensive, multidisciplinary examination of the most current research including the complex issue of violence and violent behavior. The handbook examines a range of theoretical, policy, and research issues and provides a comprehensive overview of aggressive and violent behavior. The breadth of coverage is impressive, ranging from research on biological factors related to violence and behavior-genetics to research on terrrorism and the impact of violence in different cultures. The authors examine violence from international cross-cultural perspectives, with chapters that examine both quantitative and qualitative research. They also look at violence at multiple levels: individual, family, neighborhood, cultural, and across multiple perspectives and systems, including treatment, justice, education, and public health.