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International Perspectives on Violence

International Perspectives on Violence


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About the Book

Adler, Denmark, and their contributors examine the similarities and differences in violence in various countries around the world. Each chapter is written by a scholar who lived or resided in that specific country. The analysis seeks to survey the many varieties and types of violence within each individual country from an insider's point of view of the country.

The topic of violence has a long history that has been reported from all over the world. Violence occurs in all cultures and ecologies. It involves people of all ages in innumerable situations in a variety of occasions. Adler, Denmark and their contributors discuss all types of violence in many different countries on five continents.

Each chapter is written by a well-recognized scholar who lived in that specific country. The analysis is presented mainly as a survey, dealing with the many varieties and types of violence within each country from an insider's point of view of the country in its specific international and cultural setting. Scholars, students, and other researchers involved with the psychology, anthropology, and sociology of violence as well as political scientists and others involved with policy issues will find this collection must reading.


About the Author:

LEONORE LOEB ADLER is Professor Emerita of Psychology and the Director of the Institute for Cross-Cultural and Cross-Ethnic Studies, Molloy College.

FLORENCE L. DENMARK is Robert Scott Pace Distinguished Professor Emerita of Psychology at Pace University and Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of the City University of New York.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275974985
  • Publisher: Praeger
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger
  • Height: 236 mm
  • No of Pages: 331
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 670 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0275974987
  • Publisher Date: 01 Oct 2004
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 30 mm
  • Width: 164 mm


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