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Violence The Enduring Problem

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ISBN-10: 1506349064

ISBN-13: 9781506349060

Edition: 3rd 2017

Authors: Alexander C. Alvarez, Ronet D. Bachman

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Violence: The Enduring Problem, Third Edition explores a number of different types of both individual and collective violent acts and examines the linkages, behaviors, ideas, perceptions, and justifications that connect these different types of violence. Inspired generally by the fear of the pervasive violence in the world, the text also addresses legislative, social, and political efforts to curb violent behavior. Authors Alex Alvarez and Ronet Bachman made this book different from many of the books on violence with an incorporation of a broad interdisciplinary approach to analyzing the patterns and correlates of violence using the most up-to-date research and theories and presents them in…    
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/16/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Alex Alvarez earned his PhD in sociology from the University of New Hampshire in 1991 and is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University. From 2001 until 2003 he was the founding Director of the Martin-Springer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust, Tolerance, and Humanitarian Values. His main areas of study have been in the areas of minorities, crime and criminal justice, and the areas of collective and interpersonal violence. He has published on Native Americans, Latinos, and African Americans, fear of crime, sentencing, as well as on justifiable and criminal homicide, and genocide. His scholarship has appeared in edited volumes and a range of journals.…    

<p class="openingparagraph"><b>Ronet Bachman, PhD, </b>is Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. She is coauthor of <i>Statistical Methods for Crime and Criminal Justice </i>(3rd ed.), and coeditor of <i>Explaining Crime and Criminology: Essays in Contemporary Criminal Theory. </i>In addition, she is author of <i>Death and Violence on the Reservation; </i>coauthor of <i>Stress, Culture, and Aggression in the United States; </i>coauthor of <i>Murder American Style; </i>and coauthor of <i>Violence: The Enduring Problem </i>as well…