A multidisciplinary team of experts examines violence from a resilience perspective<br> <br> Violence knows no boundaries. It attacks in schools, in families, and even in the workforce-places that should be regarded as safe havens. Encompassing the enormity of violence through a comprehensive, biopsychosocial perspective, Handbook of Violence examines community, school, family, and workplace violence, including identification, classification, prevention, and interview programs and case management.<br> <br> Written by the leading authorities in their fields, this groundbreaking compilation:<br> * Reviews how children and adolescents from violent homes are detrimentally affected in multiple ways, including short- and long-term consequences that seriously impair their psychological, social, educational, and physical development<br> * Explores issues related to the occurrence of domestic violence in African-American families, presenting an array of theoretical formulations that may prove useful to practitioners who must service both victims and perpetrators <br> * Examines the prevalence of female juvenile delinquency and reviews the literature from a sociological and practice perspective<br> * Focuses on the current trends and issues surrounding youth gang violence,discussing identification, classification, and prediction as they relate to gang violence as well as effective prevention and intervention<br> * Addresses the identification, classification, and prediction of school violence among middle-school and high-school youth<br> * Covers the broad range of cases that are classified as "workplace violence," examining the differences in definition and analyzing the bases for the growing prevalence of incidents<br> <br> <br> Topics include:<br> * Violence within families through the life span<br> * Adolescent dating violence<br> * Assessing violent behavior<br> * Domestic violence in Latino cultures<br> * Conduct disorder and substance abuse<br> * Youth gang violence<br> * School violence<br> * Preventing workplace violence<br> * Domestic violence in the workplace<br> * And much more
"A useful reference work for students, researchers, practitioners, and policy makers." (Choice, December 2002)
??very comprehensive?a book to learn from.?(Int?l Jnl of Adolescent Med & Health, Vol.3, No.15, 2003)
About the Editors.
SECTION I: FAMILY VIOLENCE.
Violence within Families through the Life Span (A. Burgess & A. Roberts).
Adolescent Dating Violence (G. Ely, et al.).
Children and Adolescents from Violent Homes (L. Rapp-Paglicci).
Domestic Violence in African-American Families (L. See, et al.).
Domestic Violence in Latino Cultures (D. Ferrer).
SECTION II: COMMUNITY VIOLENCE.
Children and Adolescents Exposed to Community Violence (C. Dulmus & C. Hilarski).
Assessing Violent Behavior (E. Tyson, et al.).
Conduct Disorder and Substance Abuse (J. Barthelemy, et al.).
Girls' Delinquency and Violence: Making the Case for Gender-Responsive Programming (M. Chesney-Lind, et al.).
Youth Gang Violence (R. Ellis).
Youth Violence: Chronic Violent Juvenile Offenders (M. Williams, et al.).
SECTION III: SCHOOL VIOLENCE.
School Bullying: An Overview (G. MacNeil).
Public Concern and Focus on School Violence (R. Astor, et al.).
Reducing School Violence: A Social Capacity Framework (G. Bowen, et al.).
School Violence among Culturally Diverse Populations (K. Jordan).
SECTION IV: WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.
Preventing Workplace Violence (J. Wodarski & C. Dulmus).
Workplace Violence: Prevention and Intervention, Theory and Practice (J. Waters, et al.).
Domestic Violence in the Workplace (P. Brownell & A. Roberts).