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International perspectives on violence [electronic resource] / edited by Leonore Loeb Adler and Florence L. Denmark ; foreword by Melvin Ember.

Contributor(s): Denmark, Florence | Adler, Leonore Loeb.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 331 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313072604 (electronic bk.); 0313072604 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Violence -- Cross-cultural studies | Violence -- �Etudes transculturelles | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Violence in Society | Geweld | Gewalt | KulturvergleichGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: International perspectives on violence.DDC classification: 303.6 Other classification: 71.65 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
A critical review of Arab research studies on violence/aggression and extreme behavior / Ramadan A. Ahmed -- Violence in Australia / Diane Bretherton -- The phases of violence in Brazil / Clary Milnitsky-Sapiro -- Violence in Colombia : social and psychological aspects / Ruben Ardila -- Violence in Great Britain / Ludwig F. Lowenstein -- Violence in Indonesia / Sarlito Wirawan Sarwono -- Northern Ireland violence : a possible end / Joseph O'Donoghue -- Violence in Israel / Noach A. Milgram -- Violence in Japan / Seisoh Sukemune -- Peace and violence : a comparison of Buddhist Ladakh and the United States / Uwe P. Gielen -- Violence against women in Africa : impact of culture on womanhood / Wilhelmina J. Kalu -- Domestic violence against women and children in the Philippines : sociocultural factors / Elena L. Samonte-Hinckley -- The roots of violence in modern Russia : a psychocriminological analysis / Sergei V. Tsytsarev and Yakov Gilinsky -- Manifestations of violence in South Africa / Andr�e J. Pelser and Chris P. de Kock -- Violence in the United States of America / June F. Chisholm and Alfred W. Ward -- Violence and American Indians : culture--then and now / John Beatty -- Epilogue : global violence / Kay C. Greene.
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A critical review of Arab research studies on violence/aggression and extreme behavior / Ramadan A. Ahmed -- Violence in Australia / Diane Bretherton -- The phases of violence in Brazil / Clary Milnitsky-Sapiro -- Violence in Colombia : social and psychological aspects / Ruben Ardila -- Violence in Great Britain / Ludwig F. Lowenstein -- Violence in Indonesia / Sarlito Wirawan Sarwono -- Northern Ireland violence : a possible end / Joseph O'Donoghue -- Violence in Israel / Noach A. Milgram -- Violence in Japan / Seisoh Sukemune -- Peace and violence : a comparison of Buddhist Ladakh and the United States / Uwe P. Gielen -- Violence against women in Africa : impact of culture on womanhood / Wilhelmina J. Kalu -- Domestic violence against women and children in the Philippines : sociocultural factors / Elena L. Samonte-Hinckley -- The roots of violence in modern Russia : a psychocriminological analysis / Sergei V. Tsytsarev and Yakov Gilinsky -- Manifestations of violence in South Africa / Andr�e J. Pelser and Chris P. de Kock -- Violence in the United States of America / June F. Chisholm and Alfred W. Ward -- Violence and American Indians : culture--then and now / John Beatty -- Epilogue : global violence / Kay C. Greene.

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