Reducing interpersonal violence: a psychological perspective

"This book explores effective strategies to reduce levels of the main types of interpersonal violence including "everyday" violence, violence in the home, criminal violence, and sexual violence. It analyses how reducing interpersonal violence leads to fewer victims and a lowering of f...

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Main Author: Hollin, Clive R.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY Routledge 2018
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Summary:"This book explores effective strategies to reduce levels of the main types of interpersonal violence including "everyday" violence, violence in the home, criminal violence, and sexual violence. It analyses how reducing interpersonal violence leads to fewer victims and a lowering of fear of crime across society, producing a substantial financial saving in the costs of policing, courts, and medical services. The book also considers possibilities for the future in order to reduce the perpetuation of cycles of violence. This is an invaluable resource for students and researchers in the fields of psychology, criminology, law, and police studies, as well as professionals such as probation staff"--
Reducing interpersonal violence: a psychological perspective -- Principles of reducing behaviour -- Reducing "everyday violence" -- Reducing violence at home -- Reducing sexual violence -- Reducing criminal violence -- Could we do better?
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description:pages cm
ISBN:9781138632493
9781138632509