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Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book offers a critical appraisal of research and theory focused on violence in youth, families, and communities. Chapters examine the ways in which violence is defined and ... More


Family Violence and Co-occurring Risk Factors for Children Exposed to Violence

Todd I. Herrenkohl

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Failure to account for overlapping forms of violence and risk within and across settings has contributed to an incomplete and possibly inaccurate understanding of the risk environments in which many ... More


Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

David Finkelhor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book presents a vision of childhood victimization, one that unifies the conventional subdivisions like child molestation, child abuse, street crime, bullying, and exposure to community violence. ... More


Resilience and Protection from Violence Exposure in Children: Implications for Prevention and Intervention Programs with Vulnerable Populations

Todd I. Herrenkohl

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

As discussed in Chapter 5, there are many high risk environments that expose children to violence. Research on how children and youth in high risk environments overcome the odds of negative outcomes ... More


Advances and Challenges in the Prevention of Youth Violence

Jeffrey M. Jenson

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Violence prevention programs in the United States have paralleled the country’s general approach to preventing adolescent problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance abuse, and school dropout. ... More


Exposure to Urban Violence: A Framework for Conceptualizing Risky Settings

RAYMOND P. LORION, ANNE E. BRODSKY, and MICHELE COOLEY-QUILLE

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on the extent of urban violence and the effects of the exposure of children and adolescents to this violence. It begins with a discussion of literature on the nature, extent, and ... More


The Context of Violence

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 1 frames the scope of the problem and introduces the primary goals of the book. The chapter addresses the overlap in different forms of violence; the intersection of race/ethnicity, culture, ... More


Transgressing Boundaries: Seeking help against intimate partner violence in lesbian and queer relationships

Nicole Ovesen

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the concept of bioprecarity in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV) in LBTQ relationships by focusing on help-seeking as crossing encounters. Judith Butler (2004) ... More


Community Violence

Horace Levy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Violence, both criminal and community, is a rising problem around the world. This chapter focuses on Jamaica, a country where street violence now exceeds levels in South Africa and Colombia. It ... More


Community Violence: Two Case-Studies

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The chapter looks at some more cases of alleged violence which came to the King's Bench from East Anglia. No analysis of law and violence in 15th-century East Anglia can be complete without a study ... More


Fighting back: resistance and responses to marital violence, 1922–65

Cara Diver

in Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120.00008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the ways in which wives resisted their husbands’ abuse. Although the options available to them were limited, abused wives responded to their husbands’ violence in a variety of ... More


Community and Violence

in Terms of the Political: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242641
eISBN:
9780823242689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242641.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the constitutive link between violence and community. Not only do all world literatures and origin stories posit war, violence, or bloodshed as the founding act of community, ... More


Vigilantes, Criminal Justice, and Antebellum Cultural Conflict

Michael J. Pfeifer

in The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036132
eISBN:
9780252093098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036132.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces, in the social and legal context of the southern, midwestern, and western frontiers, the lethal transition from the nondeadly collective violence (typically floggings) perpetrated ... More


Epilogue: Conflict and Coexistence

David Frick

in Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451287
eISBN:
9780801467530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451287.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter attempts to assess the general rules of encounter in Wilno and to place the city in the larger context of early modern European cities. It sketches anatomies of the violence ... More


Children’s perspectives on social exclusion and resilience in disadvantaged urban communities

Malcolm Hill, Katrina Turner, Moira Walker, Anne Stafford, and Peter Seaman

in Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter notes that the young people in the study all lived in disadvantaged areas, often in low-income households. On the whole, they were happy with the places they lived in, largely on account ... More


Voluntarism and the Rise of Advocacy

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, the public response to homelessness was local. In some communities, voluntarism surged, and charitable organizations provided food, clothing, and blankets to ... More


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