ERIC Number: ED391855
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Violence and the Prevention of Violence.
Adler, Leonore Loeb, Ed.; Denmark, Florence L., Ed.
Contributors to this collection put forth many contemporary theoretical ideas about violence in society. All agree that finding ways to prevent violence is critical and that living in peace means acceptance of diversity. The following chapters are included: (1) "Motivational Approach to Violent Behavior: A Cross-Cultural Perspective: (Sergei V. Tsytsarev and Charles V. Callahan); (2) "Machismo Values and Violence in America: An Empirical Study" (Robert S. Lee); (3) "Assessment of Attitudes toward Terrorism" (Harold Takooshian and William M. Verdi); (4) "Violent Youth: Reflections on Contemporary Childrearing Practices in the United States as an Antecedent Cause" (June F. Chisholm); (5) "Trauma in Children's Lives: Issues and Treatment" (Jack L. Herman, Barbara A. Mowder, Linda Moy, and Linda Sadler); (6) "Incest: The Most Personal Violence" (Dan Meyer); (7) "Violence in the Schools" (Joseph O'Donoghue); (8) "Juvenile Violence and the Death Penalty" (Joan M. Reidy Merlo); (9) "Male Violence against Women: A Global Health and Development Issue" (Nancy Felipe Russo, Mary P. Koss, and Lisa Goodman); (10) "Domestic Violence and Its Prevention" (Herbert K. Krauss and Beatrice J. Krauss); (11) "Gender Stereotypes and the Problem of Marital Violence" (Gwendolyn L. Gerber); (12) "Women and Crime" (Barbara Cowen); (13) "Prevention of Family Violence for the Female Alcoholic" (Jean Cirillo); (14) "Elder Violence (Maltreatment) in Domestic Settings: Some Theory and Research" (Margot B. Nadien), and (15) "Epilogue: Traditional Buddhist Ladakh--A Society at Peace" (Uwe P. Gielen). References follow individual chapters. (Contains two figures and eight tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Rearing, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Delinquency, Elder Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Motivation, Prevention, School Safety, Social Problems, Urban Youth, Violence
Praeger Publishers, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($55).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Forewords by Leonore E. A. Walker and Benjamin B. Wolman.