Violence

ISBN-10: 0737733659

ISBN-13: 9780737733655

Edition: 2008

Authors: Louise Gerdes

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Book details

List price: $29.45
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 12/5/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 234
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Is Violence a Serious Problem?
Chapter Preface
Violent Crime Is a Serious Problem
Violent Crime Is Decreasing
School Violence Threatens American Youth
School Violence Is a Decreasing Problem
Domestic Violence Is a Serious Problem
The Problem of Domestic Violence Is Exaggerated
Periodical Bibliography
What Factors Contribute to Human Violence?
Chapter Preface
Human Violence Is a Product of Natural Selection
Violence Is Not the Only Path to Evolutionary Success
Blacks and Hispanics Are More Likely to Commit Violent Crimes
Higher Minority Crime Rates Do Not Justify White Fear or Racial Profiling
The Causes of Domestic Violence Are Complex
American Culture Promotes Violence
Periodical Bibliography
What Factors Lead to Youth Violence?
Chapter Preface
Violent Video Games and Aggressive Behavior in Children Are Linked
The Link Between Violent Video Games and Youth Violence Is Unproven
Gang Membership Increases Youth Violence
Bullying Is a Key Factor in Threats of Youth Violence
Parenting by Peers Explains Youth Violence
Periodical Bibliography
How Should Society Respond to Violence?
Chapter Preface
Gun Control Laws Reduce Violent Crime
Gun Control Laws Do Not Reduce Violent Crime
Tougher Sentencing Guidelines Reduce Violent Crime
Tougher Sentencing Guidelines Do Not Reduce Violent Crime
Zero-Tolerance Policies at U.S. Schools Are Necessary
Zero-Tolerance Policies at U.S. Schools Are Unnecessary
Promoting Marriage Will Reduce Domestic Violence
Promoting Marriage Will Not Reduce Domestic Violence
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Organizations to Contact
Bibliography of Books
Index
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