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...This book is filled with haunting statistics, each number marking a story of pain or loss. But...it is also filled with names of hundreds of groups that are determined to reverse the tide.... Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Former Lt. Governor of Maryland
Confronting Violence: Answering Questions About the Epidemic Destroying America's Homes and Communities, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive review of the causes, victims, perpetrators, impact and settings of interpersonal violence, along with strategies for prevention of violent victimization. New to this edition includes discussion of electronic aggression, cyber-bullying and cyber-stalking and expanded discussion of bullying, school and youth violence. Extensive updated state-by-state resource and agency contact information is provided at the conclusion of each chapter (child physical and sexual abuse, youth and school violence, bullying, domestic and intimate partner violence, sexual assault and rape, elder abuse, murder, stranger violence, firearm-related violence, and suicide).
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