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By Claire M. Renzetti,Jeffrey L. Edleson

ISBN-10: 1412918006

ISBN-13: 9781412918008

"From assisted suicide and batter girls to human trafficking and intercourse offenders, this consultant presents an outstanding review of the kingdom examine on interpersonal violence. This set is very urged for educational libraries."
—John R. M. Lawrence

Interpersonal violence is habit that deliberately threatens, makes an attempt, or truly inflicts damage on one other. This violence invades either the private and non-private spheres of our lives; time and again in unforeseen and scary methods. Interpersonal violence is an issue that people may event at any aspect throughout the lifestyles span—even sooner than start. Interpersonal violence is skilled not just during the lifestyles direction but additionally as a world challenge within the type of struggle, genocide, terrorism, and rape of girls as a weapon of war.

The Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence presents actual, research-supported details to elucidate severe concerns and train the general public approximately diverse different types of interpersonal violence, their occurrence and incidence, theoretical factors, public coverage tasks, and prevention and intervention ideas. those volumes include greater than 500 obtainable, jargon-fee entries written by means of specialists and supply cross-references to similar entries, in addition to prompt readings for additional information.

Key Features

  • Defines key thoughts and explains theoretical ideas sincerely and succinctly
  • Provides information on present info units, nearby and nationwide enterprises focusing on numerous dimensions of interpersonal violence, and correct net sites
  • Serves as a short reference consultant to definitions, information, theories, regulations, and prevention and intervention programs
  • Discusses obstacle with interpersonal violence as an issue around the lifestyles span and throughout cultures
  • Addresses careers within the many fields of interpersonal violence

Key Themes

  • Children and Youth
  • Civil and felony criminal Systems
  • Interpersonal Violence—General
  • Intervention and Prevention Programs
  • Legislation
  • Organizations and Agencies
  • Racial/Ethnic and Cross-Cultural Issues
  • Research equipment and information assortment Instruments
  • Sexual Violence and Abuse
  • Syndromes, problems, and different psychological future health Issues
  • Theories and Theoretical Perspectives
  • Violence among Intimates/Family Violence

The Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence is designed for participants of most people who're drawn to studying extra approximately quite a few elements of the matter of interpersonal violence, making it a must have source for educational and public libraries. 

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