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Violence and Its Alternatives

An Interdisciplinary Reader

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Research,
  • General,
  • Political,
  • Research,
  • Nonviolence,
  • Violence

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsManfred B. Steger (Editor), Nancy S. Lind (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9555961M
    ISBN 100312221517
    ISBN 109780312221515

    The book has been used in the high school for more than thirty years, and those who object to its content have the option of reading an alternative reading. Challenged at the Newton, IA High School () because of concerns about profanity and the portrayal of Jesus Christ. Violence against women is a major social problem in the United States. National surveys estimate that at least 2 million women each year are battered by an intimate partner, and crime data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) record about 1, murders of women by .

    violence against women in the U.S. and the result of years of struggle from anti-violence and immigrant rights advocates. Among other measures, its passage led to significant increases in federal funding available to anti-violence organisations and allowed for critical gains for immigrant women facing domestic violence from their U.S. citizen. As a theologian, Martin Luther King reflected often on his understanding of nonviolence. He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles. “True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love” (King, Stride, 80).

    Violence in Literature In many respects, twentieth-century literature defined itself by reflecting the prevalent violence of modern society—from the destruction of large-scale warfare to. Virtually since the dawn of television, parents, teachers, legislators and mental health professionals have wanted to understand the impact of television programs, particularly on special concern has been the portrayal of violence, particularly given psychologist Albert Bandura's work in the s on social learning and the tendency of children to imitate what they see.


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Violence and Its Alternatives fills the existing gap in the literature on violence with essays from the most influential writers in the fields of politics, psychology, sociology, gender studies, and race studies.

This collection has two features not found in any other discussions of violence: first, a full spectrum of views, from now-classic treatments to postmodern considerations; and second, the first /5(3). Violence and Its Alternatives fills the existing gap in the literature on violence with essays Violence and Its Alternatives fills the existing gap in the literature on violence with essays from the most influential writers in the fields of politics, psychology, sociology, gender studies, and race studies/5.

Violence and its Alternatives fills the existing gap in the literature on violence with a collection of essays from the most influential writers in the fields of politics, psychology, sociology, /5(9). Bold and timely, Alternatives to Violence and its companion volume, The Youth Relationships Manual, offer a new approach to preventing violence that will appeal to a wide audience of practitioners, community agency workers, administrators, policymakers, and interns.

"Violence and Its Alternatives fills the existing gap in the literature on violence with a Violence and Its Alternatives book of essays from the most influential writers in the fields of politics. Violence and its alternatives: an interdisciplinary reader.

[Nancy S Lind; Manfred B Steger;] -- The proliferation of violence is arguably one of the most crucial topics of concern in an era of ethnic wars on one hand, and cultural debates about what constitutes violence in arenas of.

Media Violence and Its Effect on Aggression is a very peculiar book. It is written in the style of H.L. Mencken--but without the scholarship and care. The book is a biased attack on the science of psychology, the profession of communications, and the common sense of any educated s: 2.

I’ve heard people blame TV, books, and video games for today’s youth predilection for sex, foul language, and violence. My first response is, give teens a little more credit for their.

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined is a book by Steven Pinker, in which the author argues that violence in the world has declined both in the long run and in the short run and suggests explanations as to why this has occurred.

The book uses data simply documenting declining violence across time and geography. This paints a picture of massive declines in violence of. Alternatives to Domestic Violence, 4 th Edition is an interactive treatment workbook designed for use with a wide variety of accepted curricula for domestic violence intervention programs.

Violence Against Women and the Role of Religion (March ) Page 1 of 7 *The production and dissemination of this publication was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number U1V/CCU from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessari ly. Books shelved as domestic-violence: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Media Exposure and Copycat Crimes.

While many scholars do seem to agree that there is evidence that media violence—whether that of film, TV, or video games—increases aggression, they disagree about its impact on violent or criminal behavior (Ferguson, ; Gunter, ; Helfgott, ; Reiner, ; Savage, ).Nonetheless, it is violent incidents that most often prompt speculation that.

Opinions on the correlation between media violence and violence in the real life differ. A lot of studies on media influence have found that there exists interactivity between violence in the media and real violence. However, many studies do not see such a correlation. In fact children's adventure and suspense movies have ever included violence.

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But there is an alternative view, one that assigns violence a primary role in politics. This outlook is implied by Mao Zedong's well-known aphorism that political power "grows out of the barrel of. As a pioneering specialty journal now approaching its 30th year of publication, Violence and Victims is a peer-reviewed journal featuring cutting-edge and evidence-based studies of theory, research, policy, and clinical practice related to all forms and types of interpersonal violence and victimization.

The Causes of Violence and the Effects of Violence On Community and Individual Health Stephen C. Morris M.D. Yale Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine September, Prepared as part of an education project of the Global Health Education Consortium and collaborating partners.

The Forgotten Medium: The Impact of Reading Violent Literature on Aggressive Thoughts McKay Stevens Department of Psychology, BYU Master of Science Media violence in television, film, video games, and music has been linked to increased aggression.

Only in recent years have researchers begun to investigate the impact that reading. Violence has often played an involved role in children’s literature, but in recent years questions have been raised about whether violence should have a place in children’s literature.

This is evidenced by modern storytellers’ decisions to modify the gruesome parts of classic fairy tales to make them more palatable for modern readers.

The extent and nature of domestic violence and abuse. As domestic violence cases increasingly enter the court system, and consequences of aggressive accidents threaten the functioning, well-being and health of victims, in family or outside systems, it is important to describe extent and nature of this phenomenon.

2 Although both men and women initiate violence, the violence enforced by. The book is called “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined,” and it combines science with history to conclude that, by many measures, we live in the best of times, not the.