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Violence and Society

A Reader

by Matthew Silberman

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages364
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Open LibraryOL7334350M
ISBN 100130967734
ISBN 109780130967732

  Violence in Society of over 9, results for Books: Politics & Social Sciences: Social Sciences: Violence in Society Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress4/5.   Violent homes, violence on television, violence in the movies, violence in the schools all contribute to the increasingly violent society we live in. We have a responsibility to make a difference and apply the appropriate principles in order to help stem the tide of violence in our society. Some Suggestions for Dealing with Violence in the.

The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field and off, and calls for a much broader definition of ‘sports-related violence’, to include issues as diverse as criminal behaviour by players, abuse within sport and exploitative labour practices. Sport, Violence and Society is a vital read for anyone studying or. During this time the state often coopted religion—the strongest emotional unifier and motivator of a society—for political, territorial and economic gain through violent action. Had the book included such a discussion, the editors might have greatly clarified some of the confusion over religion’s link to violence.

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 Author: Steven Pinker.   Violence and Society: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice explores the social and cultural influences of violence on human life and activity. Focusing on emerging research perspectives, case studies, and future outlooks, this comprehensive collection is an essential reference source for graduate-level students, sociologists, researchers.


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Violence in Society of over 9, results for Books: Politics & Social Sciences: Social Sciences: Violence in Society The Pale-Faced Lie: A True Story. This new edition of Violence and Society skilfully updates the version, with a wealth of new theoretical and empirical material and two new chapters, on collective violence and the power of visual representations of violence and its effects.

All the virtues of the first edition – empirical richness, theoretical breadth and intellectual imagination – are again in evidence and Cited by: In this compelling and timely book, Larry Ray offers a wide-ranging and integrated account of the many manifestations of violence in society.

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Violence in society. [Nigel Smith] -- Explores different aspects of violence including violent crime, racial violence, domestic violence, youth violence, violence in the media and asks why violence occurs and how it can be prevented.

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Larry Ray's book Violence & Society gives an essential overview of the relevant literature and topics as well as examples from current empirical research. I commend the author for including the topics 'collective violence', 'media representation' and 'theories' as well as 'sex work/prostitution' and 'human trafficing' in the new edition.

In this compelling and timely book, Larry Ray offers a wide-ranging and integrated account of the many manifestations of violence in society. He examines violent behaviour and its meanings in contemporary culture and throughout history. Introducing the major theoretical debates, the book examines different levels of violence - interpersonal, institutional and 1/5(1).

Violence, Society and Radical Theory book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shedding light on the relationship between viol /5. This book is designed to examine issues related to schools, violence, and society.

Since the s, crime and violence have been increasing in America's schools. This violence is not limited to inner-city schools, but has struck virtually every strata and socio-economic level of American culture and Range: $ - $ Buy Violence in American Society by Frank McGuckin (Editor) online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The book offers an understanding of violence as fundamental to social relations and social organisation, departing from studies that focus on individual offenders and their psychological states to concentrate instead on the symbolic relations or exchanges between agents and between agents and the structures they find themselves : William Pawlett.

Is violence an intrinsic component of contemporary sport. How does violence within sport reflect upon the attitudes of wider society. In this landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers the first comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Violence In Society Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. This book is designed to examine issues related to schools, violence, and society. Since the s, crime and violence have been increasing in America's schools. This violence is not limited to inner-city schools, but has struck virtually every strata and socio-economic level of American culture and society.

Offering a sophisticated theoretical framework for understanding violence in a sporting context and including new case studies and updated empirical data – from professional soccer in Europe to ice hockey in North America – the book establishes a benchmark for the study of violence within sport and wider society.

Emphasizing the need for early intervention and prevention, this timely book examines the impact of violence exposure on children and youth, discusses several existing programs, and proposes new approaches to the problem.

Recommending crucial steps to stem the tide of violence and enhance the safety of future generations, this volume will be of interest to mental health. The seeming increase of violence in American society and its schools has become a pressing issue. Some researchers argue that the American education system mirrors the dynamics of society.

The articles in this book address the following issues: the extent of violence in American schools; the forms that violence takes; its root causes; the effects of violence on students. Violence in Society Violence in Society Book List.

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Free shipping for many products!Violence and Society. Clearly and lucidly written, this book offers broad coverage of theoretical debates, using case studies from the author’s own extensive research to bring the various theories alive. With a sociological approach throughout, it provides up-to-date coverage of key topics including gender and violence, collective.Preventing Youth Violence in a Multicultural Society highlights the importance of creating culturally compatible interventions to stop violence among the youngest members of diverse populations.

Chapters explore how ethnicity and culture can increase or decrease risk for violence among youth depending on contextual factors such as a disadvantaged upbringing, exposure to Pages: