The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence

Editor/Author Cuevas, Carlos A. and Rennison, Callie Marie
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $292.50
ISBN: 978-1-11-830315-3
Category: Social Sciences - Contemporary Issues & Controversies
Image Count: 19
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence presents a collection of original readings that explore all major aspects of the psychology of violence, aggression, and other criminal behaviors. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, readings are contributed by a diverse group of experts, including psychologists, criminologists, sociologists, and others.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Tables
    • List of Illustrations
    • Contributors
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction
    • Vision and Scope for this Handbook
    • Choices we Made in Constructing this Book
    • The Utility and Importance of the Handbook
    • How to Use this Text
    • Part One: General Issues in Violence and Victimization
    • 1 The Dynamic Nature of Crime Statistics
    • Scope of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program Summary Reporting System
    • The Original Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Summary Reporting System)
    • Changes to the Recording of Crime in Recent Years
    • A Paradigm Shift from Reactive to Proactive Policing and Incident-Based Data
    • Tactical Analysis and the Origins of UCR NIBRS Data
    • Operational Analysis and Regional and State-level Data
    • Strategic Analysis and NIBRS Data
    • Strategic Analysis and UCR
    • National Incident-Based Reporting System
    • Expanding Role of Law Enforcement – Expanding Data?
    • Conclusion
    • Acknowledgments
    • References
    • 2 Ethical Issues in Surveys about Children's Exposure to Violence and Sexual Abuse
    • Introduction
    • Protecting Children from Harm
    • Obtaining Informed Consent
    • Miscellaneous Methodological Issues
    • A Research Agenda
    • Acknowledgments
    • Recommendations for Further Reading
    • References
    • 3 Why are Offenders Victimized so Often?
    • Introduction
    • Early Studies
    • Theoretical Overview
    • A Situational Perspective
    • Future Research
    • Policy Implications
    • References
    • 4 The Complex Dynamics of Victimization
    • Types of Interconnections
    • The Extent of Polyvictimization and Revictimization
    • Understanding Dynamics versus Blaming the Victim
    • Connections versus Mechanisms
    • Proximal Causes of Polyvictimization and Revictimization
    • The Blurry Lines between Proximal and Distal Effects
    • Distal Causes of Polyvictimization and Revictimization
    • Research Implications
    • Prevention and Intervention Implications
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 5 Social Construction of Violence
    • The Old Violence
    • Constructing the New Violence
    • Understanding Social Construction
    • References
    • 6 Consequences and Sequelae of Violence and Victimization
    • Victimization and Mental Health
    • Victimization and Substance Abuse
    • Victimization and Physical Health
    • Consequences for Disadvantaged Groups
    • Conclusions
    • References
    • Part Two: General Violence
    • 7 Homicide
    • Introduction
    • Definitional Issues and Data Sources for Studying Homicide
    • The Prevalence of Homicide
    • Social Correlates of Homicide
    • Motives for Homicide
    • Types of Homicide Situations
    • References
    • 8 Nonfatal Violence
    • Major Data Sources of Nonfatal Violence
    • Defining Nonfatal Violence
    • Trends and Patterns in Overall and Serious Nonfatal Violence
    • Trends and Patterns in Specific Forms of Serious Violence
    • Trends and Patterns in Simple Assault
    • Composition of Nonfatal Violent Victimization
    • Victim Characteristics of Nonfatal Violence
    • Characteristics of Nonfatal Violent Incidents
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 9 Perceptions of Stalking Victimization among Behaviorally Defined Victims
    • Introduction
    • The Nature and Extent of Stalking Victimization
    • Measuring Stalking Victimization
    • Research Questions
    • Data and Methodology
    • Analytic Technique
    • Results
    • Discussion and Conclusions
    • References
    • 10 The Situational Dynamics of Street Crime
    • Introduction
    • Motivation
    • Targeting and Planning
    • Enactment
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • Part Three: Juvenile Violence
    • 11 Triggerman Today, Dead Man Tomorrow
    • The Victim-Offender Overlap
    • Extending the Victim-Offender Overlap to Gangs
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 12 Girls and Women in Gangs
    • Introduction
    • A Brief History of Girls in Gangs
    • Gender and Race Representations in Gangs
    • Joining Gangs
    • Gangs, Gender, Crime and Violence
    • The Impact of Pregnancy and Parenthood on Gang Memberships
    • Incarcerated Gang Women
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 13 School Violence and Bullying
    • Bullying Prevalence in K-12 Settings
    • Risk and Protective Factors
    • Psychological, Educational, and Health-Related Correlates of Bullying Involvement
    • Prevention and Intervention
    • Summary and Future Directions
    • References
    • 14 Juvenile Violence
    • Introduction
    • I: The Basics and Scope of Youth Violence: A Focus on Homicide
    • Diagnosis – Youth Violence as a Public Health Problem: Structuring our Knowledge
    • Treatment – Interventions and Policies Addressing Youth Violence
    • Future Directions
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • Part Four: Family Violence
    • 15 Child Maltreatment
    • Introduction
    • Defining Child Maltreatment
    • Reports of Child Maltreatment
    • Overlapping Forms of Child Maltreatment
    • Risk Factors for Child Maltreatment
    • Developmental Outcomes of Child Maltreatment
    • Potential Mechanisms Explaining the Long-Term Effects of Child Maltreatment
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 16 Destructive Sibling Aggression
    • Normalization of Sibling Aggression
    • Definitions and Subtypes
    • Violence and Abuse
    • Forms of Sibling Violence and Abuse
    • Causes and Consequences
    • Factors Linked to Sibling Aggression
    • Consequences
    • Sibling Aggression in Practice
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 17 Elder Maltreatment
    • Conceptualizing and Defining Elder Abuse
    • The Nature and Scope of Elder Abuse
    • Prevalence / Incidence of Elder Abuse
    • Risk Factors for Elder Abuse
    • The Abused: Risk Factors for Elder Abuse Victimization
    • Individual Characteristics of Abuse
    • Relational Correlates of Abuse
    • The Abusers: Risk Factors for Perpetrating Elder Abuse and Neglect
    • Personal Characteristics of Abusers
    • Interpersonal Characteristics of Abusers
    • Explaining Elder Abuse
    • Sociological Theories of Elder Abuse
    • Criminological Theories of Elder Abuse
    • Integrated Theories of Elder Abuse
    • Consequences of Elder Abuse
    • Practice, Policy and Prevention
    • Emergent Directions
    • References
    • 18 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Family Violence
    • Child Abuse Interventions
    • Elder Abuse
    • The Collaborative Response System
    • Barriers to Effective Interventions
    • Future Directions in Family Violence Research
    • Concluding Remarks
    • References
    • Part Five: Partner Violence
    • 19 Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students
    • Definition of Intimate Partner Violence
    • Measurement of Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students
    • The Extent of Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students
    • Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Violence
    • Gender Symmetry in Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students
    • Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence for College Students
    • The Federal Government's Responses to Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students
    • Can Educational Programs Prevent Partner Abuse Among College Students?
    • Active Bystander Invention: Promising Results
    • References
    • 20 The Transcendence of Intimate Violence across the Life Course
    • Intimate Partner Violence – What Have Nearly Four Decades of Research Taught Us?
    • Consequences of Intimate Violence – The Phenomenon of Revictimization
    • A Life-Course Perspective on IPV
    • A Focus on Continuity and Change over Time
    • Empirical Evidence on the Stability of Violence within Relationships
    • Desistance from Violence within Relationships
    • Getting Out of a Violent Relationship
    • Across Relationships – Repeat Victims and Exiting Relationships
    • Conclusions and Implications for Future Research on IPV across the Life Course
    • References
    • 21 Controversies in Partner Violence
    • Controversies Regarding Prevalence
    • Controversies Regarding Measurement
    • Controversies Regarding Causal Mechanisms
    • Controversies in Victim Services
    • Controversies in Treatment
    • Controversies in Prevention
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 22 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Partner Violence
    • Introduction
    • Interventions/Policies
    • Research on Policies and Interventions
    • Future Directions in Research
    • References
    • Part Six: Sexual Violence
    • 23 Rape and Sexual Assault Victimization
    • Rape and Sexual Assault Victimization Definitions
    • Incidence and Prevalence
    • Risk Factors and Correlates
    • Outcomes
    • Factors that Influence Outcomes
    • Services and Treatment for Victims
    • Summary and Recommendations
    • References
    • 24 A Motivation-Facilitation Model of Adult Male Sexual Offending
    • Introduction
    • The Present Chapter
    • Motivations to Sexually Offend
    • Facilitators of Sexual Offending
    • Trait Facilitators
    • State Facilitators
    • Sex Offender Risk Assessment
    • Interventions and Management
    • Conclusions
    • References
    • 25 Pornography and Violence Against Women
    • Pornography and Violence Against Women
    • The Pornography Business
    • Pornography and Violence Against Women
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 26 Prostitution and Sex Trafficking
    • Background and Definitions
    • Prevalence of Prostitution and Sex Trafficking
    • Demographic Characteristics of Prostitution and Sex Victims
    • Violence and Harm Associated with Prostitution and Sex Trafficking
    • Criminal Justice System Responses to Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Victims
    • References
    • 27 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Sexual Violence
    • Sex Offender Treatment Interventions
    • Sex Offender Public Policy
    • Victim Interventions
    • References
    • Part Seven: Cybercrime
    • 28 Cybercrime Victimization
    • Introduction
    • Understanding Personal Cybercrime Victimization
    • Types of Personal Cybercrime Victimization
    • Definitions of Personal Cybercrime Victimization
    • Theories Explaining Personal Cybercrime Victimization
    • Extent of Personal Cybercrime Victimization
    • Impact of Personal Cybercrime Victimization
    • References
    • 29 Online Harassment
    • How Many Youth are Affected by Online Harassment?
    • Who are the Victims and Perpetrators of Online Harassment?
    • The Impact of Harassment
    • Understanding Online Harassment in the Context of Other Forms of Peer Victimization
    • Summary
    • What are the Implications for Prevention and Intervention based on What We Know?
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 30 Technology and Violence
    • Technology and Violence
    • The Intersection of Violence, Cyberspace, and the Real World
    • Violence as a Form of Crime, Activism, or Terror
    • Technology as an Information Source for Violence
    • The Internet as a Communications Vehicle
    • Technology as a Facilitator For Violence Against Virtual Targets
    • Discussion and Conclusions
    • References
    • 31 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Cybercrime
    • Introduction
    • Definition of Digital Violence and its Characteristics
    • Challenges in the Structural Linkage of Digital Violence
    • The Digital Environment
    • Motivations for Digital Violence
    • Summary
    • References
    • Part Eight: Violence in Underserved and Understudied Populations
    • 32 Intimate Partner Violence among Latinos
    • Social Life of Latinos in the United States
    • Review of the IPV Literature
    • References
    • 33 Living in a Web of Trauma
    • Prevalence Rates and Types of Violence
    • Ecological Model: Risk and Protective Factors
    • Prevention/Prevention Strategies
    • References
    • 34 An Interpretation of Invisible Domestic Violence among Asian Americans
    • Introduction
    • Theoretical Models of Domestic Violence
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • 35 Interpersonal Violence and American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
    • Introduction
    • Child Abuse and American Indian Children: A Legacy of History, Politics, and Acculturation
    • Violence against Native Women
    • Barriers to Justice and Safety for Native Women
    • Ways Forward – Protecting the Next Seven Generations
    • References
    • 36 Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Communities
    • Introduction
    • LGBT Intimate Partner Violence Research
    • Prevalence of LGBT Intimate Partner Violence
    • Unique LGBT Contexts
    • Response to LGBT Intimate Partner Violence
    • References
    • Appendix: Sexual Orientation Question developed by National Center for Health Statistics, Included in National Health Interview Survey
    • 37 Research on the Victimization of Understudied Populations
    • Introduction
    • Research Issues
    • Researching Groups
    • Policy Implications
    • References