Violence and Society: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Violence and Society: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Release Date: November, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 973
ISBN13: 9781522509882|ISBN10: 1522509887|EISBN13: 9781522509899|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0988-2

Description

Violent behavior is an unavoidable aspect of human nature, and as such it has become deeply integrated into modern society. Examining violence through a critical and academic perspective can lead to a better understanding of its foundations and implications.

Violence and Society: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice explores the social and cultural influences of violence on human life and activity. Focusing on emerging research perspectives, case studies, and future outlooks, this comprehensive collection is an essential reference source for graduate-level students, sociologists, researchers, professionals, and practitioners interested in the effects of violence in contemporary culture.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Gang Violence
  • Gender Dynamics
  • Hate Groups
  • Race and Culture
  • Safety and Prevention Measures
  • Technology-Mediated Violence
  • Terrorism

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