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Violent offenders

Kathryn Farrow, Gill Kelly, and Bernadette Wilkinson

in Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Working with violent offenders can be professionally exciting, offering real opportunities to understand, and potentially change, complex human behaviours. At the same time, work with violent ... More


Study 2: Correlational Study With High School Students

Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley

in Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195309836
eISBN:
9780199893393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents Study 2, which examined the correlations between measures of video game violence exposure and aggressive behaviors among high school students, and included several important ... More


Contextual Influences on Violence

David P. Farrington

in Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384642
eISBN:
9780199914609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384642.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter reviews contextual influences on violence. The most important contextual influences on violence are family factors (poor supervision, harsh discipline, child physical abuse, a violent ... More


Violence

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to reduce violent behavior, primarily among juveniles. These include home visitation during childhood ... More


Hunting, Poaching, and Social Privilege

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines hunting and poaching in medieval England in the context of social privilege. It explains that almost all monarchs during this period were immersed in the deer-hunting culture ... More


The Etiology and Neurobiology of Violence

Brigitte Vallabhajosula

in Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199995721
eISBN:
9780190221584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995721.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Violent behavior is a significant social problem; however, the exact neuroanatomical region responsible for this behavior still remains somewhat elusive. Converging evidence from numerous studies of ... More


Why do People Commit Crime? An Integrated Systems Perspective

Matthew Robinson

in Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Robinson’s discussion on Integrated Systems Theory in Chapter Three provides a highly positivistic account of the causes of crime in a way that challenges notions of free will, choice and ultimately ... More


Macroeconomic Factors, Youth Violence, and the Developing Child

Nancy G. Guerra

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter employs a lifecycle approach to describe different kinds of links between macroeconomic factors and violent behavior that occur across the developmental continuum. It argues that such ... More


Street Markets, Adolescent Identity, and Violence: A Generative Dynamic

Mark Edberg and Philippe Bourgois

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter considers how the exposure of adolescents to street market contexts (e.g., gangs, drug markets) shapes the connection between violence and identity development—thus increasing the ... More


Forensic Assessment of Parricide Offenders

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses the importance of a thorough evaluation by a mental health professional of individuals charged with killing a parent. It emphasizes the need for corroborative sources and ... More


As American As Cherry Pie: Contesting the Biologization of Violence

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter talks about Black Panther Party’s initiative against the proposed Center for the Study and Reduction of Violence at the University of California in Los Angeles, a facility that conducts ... More


Violence, Free Will, and Legal Responsibility

Brigitte Vallabhajosula

in Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199995721
eISBN:
9780190221584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995721.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive functions and mental phenomena can be explained to a great extent in terms of neuronal structures and functions. However, there is, at present, no philosophical or scientific consensus on ... More


Insanity, Alcoholism, Abandonment, and Abuse

Loren Schweninger

in Families in Crisis in the Old South: Divorce, Slavery, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835692
eISBN:
9781469601625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837504_schweninger.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the complaints filed by white women concerning the four grounds for divorce and separation besides adultery: insanity, alcoholism, abandonment, and domestic abuse. In June ... More


Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Brigitte Vallabhajosula

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199995721
eISBN:
9780190221584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995721.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Recent neuroscientific advances, which have increased our understanding of how the human brain functions, have begun to intersect in important ways with the legal system. Indeed, a growing body of ... More


Alcohol and intimate partner violence

Megan R. Gerber

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the link between alcohol consumption and intimate partner violence (IPV). Alcohol disorders are the most prevalent use disorders among IPV perpetrators. An examination of ... More


An Expedition against the Insurgents in November 1791

in Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an excerpt from M. Le Clerc's personal account of French commander Anne-Louis de Touzard's campaign against black slaves in the district of Limbe in Haiti. It shows how ... More


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