Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence by Claire M. Renzetti,Jeffrey L. Edleson

By Claire M. Renzetti,Jeffrey L. Edleson

"From assisted suicide and batter ladies to human trafficking and intercourse offenders, this advisor offers a great assessment of the nation examine on interpersonal violence. This set is very suggested for tutorial libraries."
—John R. M. Lawrence

Interpersonal violence is habit that deliberately threatens, makes an attempt, or truly inflicts damage on one other. This violence invades either the private and non-private spheres of our lives; time and again in unforeseen and scary methods. Interpersonal violence is an issue that folks may well event at any aspect throughout the existence span—even prior to start. Interpersonal violence is skilled not just through the lifestyles direction but in addition as a world challenge within the kind of conflict, genocide, terrorism, and rape of ladies as a weapon of war.

The Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence presents actual, research-supported info to elucidate severe concerns and teach the general public approximately various different types of interpersonal violence, their prevalence and occurrence, theoretical reasons, public coverage tasks, and prevention and intervention suggestions. those volumes include greater than 500 obtainable, jargon-fee entries written via specialists and supply cross-references to comparable entries, in addition to urged readings for extra information.

Key Features

  • Defines key innovations and explains theoretical rules truly and succinctly
  • Provides information on present info units, neighborhood and nationwide companies focusing on a variety of dimensions of interpersonal violence, and suitable internet sites
  • Serves as a brief reference consultant to definitions, records, theories, rules, and prevention and intervention programs
  • Discusses challenge with interpersonal violence as an issue around the existence span and throughout cultures
  • Addresses careers within the many fields of interpersonal violence

Key Themes

  • Children and Youth
  • Civil and legal criminal Systems
  • Interpersonal Violence—General
  • Intervention and Prevention Programs
  • Legislation
  • Organizations and Agencies
  • Racial/Ethnic and Cross-Cultural Issues
  • Research tools and information assortment Instruments
  • Sexual Violence and Abuse
  • Syndromes, problems, and different psychological future health Issues
  • Theories and Theoretical Perspectives
  • Violence among Intimates/Family Violence

The Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence is designed for individuals of most people who're attracted to studying extra approximately quite a few points of the matter of interpersonal violence, making it vital source for educational and public libraries. 

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