The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression
A comprehensive, cross-disciplinary, and in-depth study of violent behavior and aggression across the lifespan of human development. Les mer
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A comprehensive, cross-disciplinary, and in-depth study of violent behavior and aggression across the lifespan of human development.
Part I. Introduction and Overview: 1. Origins of violent behavior over the life span; 2. Longitudinal study of personality and social development: insights about aggression after 5 decades; 3. A life course model for the development of intimate partner violence; 4. The dark violence hybrid: the cross-cultural validation of an integrative model; Part II. Biosocial Foundations of Violence and Aggression: 5. The behavioral genetics of aggression and violent behaviour; 6. Neuroimaging evidence of violence and aggression; 7. Biosocial bases of aggression and antisocial behavior; 8. The Neuropsychology of violence; 9. The interaction of nature and nurture in antisocial behavior; 10. The neurobiology of bullying victimization; 11. Molecular genetics of aggression and violent crime; 12. Biosocial foundations of drug abuse and violent delinquency; 13. Personality and aggression: a general trait perspective; Part III. Individual and Interpersonal Factors for Violence and Aggression: 14. Applying empirically-based trait models to an understanding of personality and violence; 15. Social-cognitive processes in the development of antisocial and violent behavior; 16: Violent juvenile offenders: a psychiatric and mental health perspective; 17. Self-control theory and criminal violence; 18. Peers and aggression: from description to prevention; 19. Developmental processes of resilience and risk for aggression and conduct problems; 20. Child abuse and neglect; 21. The role of gender in violent and aggressive behaviors; 22. Lessons learned: serial sex offenders identified from backlogged sexual assault kits (SAKs); 23. Research on social structure and cross-national homicide rates; 24. Preventing violent crimes by reducing wrongful convictions; 25. Strain theory and violent behavior; 26. On cumulative childhood traumatic exposure and violence/aggression: the implications of adverse childhood experiences (ACE); Part IV. Contextual Factors for Violence and Aggression: 27. Youth gangs and violent behavior; 28. Social networks and violence; 29: The contagion of violence; 30. School violence; 31. Violence and culture in the United States; 32. Violence prevention in a global context: progress and priorities for moving forward; 33. Terrorism as a form of violence; 34. Psychopharmacology of violence; 35. Individual, family, neighborhood and regional poverty/socioeconomic status and exposure to violence in the lives of children and adolescents: considering the Global North and South; 36. Firearms and violence; Part V. Looking toward the Future: 37. The interrelationship of self-control and violent behavior: pathways and policies; 38. The new frontier: leveraging innovative technologies to prevent bullying; 39. Neural substrates of youth and adult antisocial behavior; 40. Research designs and methods for evaluating and refining interventions for youth violence prevention; 41. New directions in research on violence: bridging science, practice, and policy.
Alexander T. Vazsonyi is the John I. and Patricia J. Buster Endowed Professor of Family Sciences, Professor of Psychology, and Professor of Sociology at the University of Kentucky. He is recognized for his work on adolescence, particularly his cross-cultural comparative research, as well as on self-control theory, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Daniel J. Flannery is the Dr Semi J. and Ruth W. Begun Professor and Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention, Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio. From 1998 to 2011 he served as founding Director of the Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence at Kent State University. He is author of Wanted on Warrants: The Fugitive Safe Surrender Program (2013) and Violence and Mental Health in Everyday Life (2006). He has over 100 peer reviewed publications and has advised the Institute of Medicine, the US Departments of Justice and Education, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Crime Prevention Council and the National Resource Center for Safe Schools. Matt DeLisi is Professor and Coordinator of Criminal Justice Studies and Affiliate with the Center for the Study of Violence at Iowa State University. He has authored over 350 scholarly publications, mostly in the areas of pathological criminality, psychopathy, and self-control.