The Resource Violence : opposing viewpoints, Scott Barbour, book editor, Karin L. Swisher, book editor

Violence : opposing viewpoints, Scott Barbour, book editor, Karin L. Swisher, book editor

Label
Violence : opposing viewpoints
Title
Violence
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Scott Barbour, book editor, Karin L. Swisher, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Essays share differing views on violence in the American home, workplace, and society at large, and they offer their suggestions for creating a more peaceful nation
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.6
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.V5
LC item number
V5495 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barbour, Scott
  • Swisher, Karin
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
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  • Violence
  • Family violence
  • Violence
  • Family violence
  • Violence
  • Violence
  • United States
Label
Violence : opposing viewpoints, Scott Barbour, book editor, Karin L. Swisher, book editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Violent crime is a serious problem / Ted Gest -- The threat of violent crime is exaggerated by the media / Janine Jackson & Jim Naureckas -- Violence in the workplace is a serious problem / Brigitte Maxey -- Violence in the workplace is not a serious problem / Eric Larson -- Youths are increasingly violent / Barbara Kantrowitz -- Youths are unfairly blamed for violence / Mike Males -- Violence in the media causes youth violence / Barbara Hattemer -- Media violence does not cause societal violence / Todd Gitlin -- Genes may contribute to violence / Anastasia Toufexis -- The breakdown of families causes violence / Patrick F. Fagan -- Lack of moral purpose causes violence / Douglas Mattern -- The criminal justice system contributes to violence / Robert James Bidinotto -- Family violence causes youth violence / Terence P. Thornberry -- The drug trade causes violence / Isabel Wilkerson -- Capitalism causes violence / Gus Hall -- Domestic violence against women is a serious problem / R. Barri Flowers -- The problem of domestic violence has been exaggerated / Cathy Young -- Domestic violence against men is a problem / Judith Sherven & James Sniechowski -- The problem of domestic violence against men is exaggerated / Ellis Cose -- Domestic violence affects both men and women / Tish Durkin -- Battered woman syndrome is a legitimate defense / Ola W. Barnett and Alyce D. LaViolette -- Battered woman syndrome is not a legitimate defense / Michael Fumento -- The juvenile justice system should punish violent youths / Paul J. McNulty -- The juvenile justice system should rehabilitate violent youths / George M. Anderson -- Violent juveniles should be tried as adults / Suzanne Fields & Joseph Perkins -- Violent juveniles should not be tried as adults / Jennifer Vogel -- Conflict resolution programs can prevent youth violence / Deborah Prothrow-Stith & Michaele Weissman -- Conflict resolution programs are ineffective / Daniel W. Webster -- Punishment should be used to reduce school violence / John Hood -- Punishment will not reduce school violence / Pedro Noguera -- A public health approach to violence is needed / Mark L. Rosenberg, Patrick W. O'Carroll & Kenneth E. Powell -- A public health approach to violence is misguided / Nathaniel Hupert -- Anti-crime measures will reduce violence / Joseph R. Biden Jr. -- Anti-crime measures will not reduce violence / Bruce Shapiro -- Increased gun control is needed to reduce violence / Karl P. Adler [and others] -- Gun control does not prevent violence / Daniel D. Polsby -- Increased incarceration reduces violent crime / U.S. Department of Justice -- Increased incarceration does not reduce violent crime / James Austin & John Irwin
Extent
1 online resource (306 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036912425
Label
Violence : opposing viewpoints, Scott Barbour, book editor, Karin L. Swisher, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Violent crime is a serious problem / Ted Gest -- The threat of violent crime is exaggerated by the media / Janine Jackson & Jim Naureckas -- Violence in the workplace is a serious problem / Brigitte Maxey -- Violence in the workplace is not a serious problem / Eric Larson -- Youths are increasingly violent / Barbara Kantrowitz -- Youths are unfairly blamed for violence / Mike Males -- Violence in the media causes youth violence / Barbara Hattemer -- Media violence does not cause societal violence / Todd Gitlin -- Genes may contribute to violence / Anastasia Toufexis -- The breakdown of families causes violence / Patrick F. Fagan -- Lack of moral purpose causes violence / Douglas Mattern -- The criminal justice system contributes to violence / Robert James Bidinotto -- Family violence causes youth violence / Terence P. Thornberry -- The drug trade causes violence / Isabel Wilkerson -- Capitalism causes violence / Gus Hall -- Domestic violence against women is a serious problem / R. Barri Flowers -- The problem of domestic violence has been exaggerated / Cathy Young -- Domestic violence against men is a problem / Judith Sherven & James Sniechowski -- The problem of domestic violence against men is exaggerated / Ellis Cose -- Domestic violence affects both men and women / Tish Durkin -- Battered woman syndrome is a legitimate defense / Ola W. Barnett and Alyce D. LaViolette -- Battered woman syndrome is not a legitimate defense / Michael Fumento -- The juvenile justice system should punish violent youths / Paul J. McNulty -- The juvenile justice system should rehabilitate violent youths / George M. Anderson -- Violent juveniles should be tried as adults / Suzanne Fields & Joseph Perkins -- Violent juveniles should not be tried as adults / Jennifer Vogel -- Conflict resolution programs can prevent youth violence / Deborah Prothrow-Stith & Michaele Weissman -- Conflict resolution programs are ineffective / Daniel W. Webster -- Punishment should be used to reduce school violence / John Hood -- Punishment will not reduce school violence / Pedro Noguera -- A public health approach to violence is needed / Mark L. Rosenberg, Patrick W. O'Carroll & Kenneth E. Powell -- A public health approach to violence is misguided / Nathaniel Hupert -- Anti-crime measures will reduce violence / Joseph R. Biden Jr. -- Anti-crime measures will not reduce violence / Bruce Shapiro -- Increased gun control is needed to reduce violence / Karl P. Adler [and others] -- Gun control does not prevent violence / Daniel D. Polsby -- Increased incarceration reduces violent crime / U.S. Department of Justice -- Increased incarceration does not reduce violent crime / James Austin & John Irwin
Extent
1 online resource (306 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036912425

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