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The Routledge International Handbook of Violence Studies

Edited by: Walter S. DeKeseredy , Callie Marie Rennison , Amanda K. Hall-Sanchez

Print publication date:  October  2018
Online publication date:  October  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138283442
eBook ISBN: 9781315270265
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315270265
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Violence is a serious public health problem. The number of violent deaths tells only part of the story, and many more survive violence and are left with permanent physical and emotional scars. Violence also erodes communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting social services.

In recent years, scholars have broadened their definitions of violence beyond the realm of interpersonal harms such as murder, armed robbery, and male-to-female physical and sexual assaults in intimate relationships, to include behaviors often ignored by the criminal justice system, such as human rights violations, racism, psychological abuse, state terrorism, environmental violations, and war. Guided by this broader definition of violence, this handbook offers state of the art research in the field and brings together international experts to discuss empirical, theoretical, and policy issues.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Crime victimization survey research Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Mixed methods in violence studies Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Using crime surveys as tools of critical insight and progressive change  Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Historical methods Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Enhancing the quality of research on understudied populations Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The caring adult role Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Thinking theoretically about image-based sexual abuse Download PDF
Chapter  8:  What’s place got to do with it? Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Theoretical perspectives on environmental violence Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Gender, violence, and multiple oppressions Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The material reality of state violence Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Theorising “war” Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Masculinities and school shootings Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Feminist perspectives on state crimes against women Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Toward an ecological model of violence among African Americans Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Hate crime as cultural violence Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Adult pornography and violence against women Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Urban industrial contamination and environmental justice Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Technology-facilitated coercive control Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Child sexual abuse Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The impact of exposure to domestic violence on children and youth Download PDF
Chapter  22:  LGBTQ partner violence Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Campus sexual assault Download PDF
Chapter  24:  An alternative view of animal abuse Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Ecocide Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Gang violence Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Male hunting subcultures and violence against women Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Genocide Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Violence and Indigenous communities Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Research on human trafficking Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Girls, gangs, violence, and justice Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Clergy-perpetrated child sexual abuse Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Male violence against women Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Key issues in the rape and sexual assault of adult women Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Hope and healing through arts behind bars Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Ending abusive endings Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Resisting rape culture in digital society Download PDF
Chapter  38:  What can be done about state crimes against women? Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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