Violence and Society: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Editor: Information Resources Management Association
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $500.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $750.00
ISBN: 978-1-5225-0988-2
Category: Social Sciences - Contemporary Issues & Controversies
Image Count: 40
Book Status: Available
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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, professionals, and practitioners interested in the effects of violence in contemporary culture.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Cyberbullying
  • Vengeance Culture Online: A Qualitative Meta-Analysis and Position Paper
  • Automatic Detection of Cyberbullying to Make Internet a Safer Environment
  • Fostering a Safe Online Culture with Cyberbullying Awareness and Prevention
  • State-Level Cyberbullying Policy: Variations in Containing a Digital Problem
  • How Middle School Principals of Small Rural Schools Address Cyberbullying
  • The Roles of Age, Gender, and Ethnicity in Cyberbullying
  • Understanding Bystanders’ Willingness to Intervene in Traditional and Cyberbullying Scenarios
  • Cyber-Victimization and Cyber-Aggression among Portuguese Adolescents: The Relation to Family Support and Family Rules
  • Using Mixed Methods to Understand the Positive Correlation between Fear of Cyberbullying and Online Interaction
  • An Approach to Distinguish Between the Severity of Bullying in Messages in Social Media
  • Answering the New Realities of Stalking
  • Cyber-Stalking or Just Plain Talking? Investigating the Linguistic Properties of Rape-Threat Messages as Compulsive Behaviours
  • Domestic Violence
  • Economic Drivers of Domestic Violence among Women: A Case Study of Ghana
  • Does Location Matter? The Impact of Family Violence in Rural Areas
  • Gender Violence Experiences of Urban Adult Indigenous Women: Case Study
  • Child Maltreatment Prevention in Rural Communities
  • Peace Sustainability
  • The Complexity of Non-Violence Action
  • Reparations for Children and Youth: A Peacebuilding Mechanism
  • Securing a Human Right to Peace: A Peace Education Imperative
  • Meaning and Concept of Peace Education
  • Peace Education in Pakistan: A Case Study of the Centre for Dialogue and Action, FC College University
  • Transformative Learning and Empathy Politics: Adult Learning and the Mitigation of Conflict
  • Terrorism and Mass Casualty Events
  • Understanding Terrorism
  • Terrorism Manifestations
  • Questioning Media Responsibility during Terrorism
  • What and Where Are the Risks of International Terrorist Attacks: A Descriptive Study of the Evidence
  • Conflictive Touring: The Roots of Terrorism
  • Attack Scenarios Perpetrated by Terrorist Organizations Through the Use of IT and ICT: On the Basis of What Is Already Available Today
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces: Terrorist Use of the Internet and the Challenges of Governing Cyberspace
  • Violence and Masculinity in the Syrian Conflict
  • Towards a Comprehensive Approach to Combating Violent Extremist Ideology in the Digital Space: The Counter-Ideological Response (CIR) Model
  • “On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Dog”: The Online Risk Assessment of Violent Extremists
  • Ethics, Decision-Making, and Risk Communication in the Era of Terroredia: The Case of ISIL
  • Transnational Crime and the American Policing System
  • First Responder Psychological Recovery Following a Mass Casualty Event
  • Optical Head-Mounted Displays in Mass Casualty Incidents: Keeping an Eye on Patients and Hazardous Materials
  • Violence in Entertainment and the Mass Media
  • Violence and Pornographic Violence as a Mass Entertainment Medium: A Study on Spartacus Series
  • Violent Video Games and Attitudes Towards Victims of Crime: An Empirical Study Among Youth
  • Video Games and Society
  • Flipping the Script: Newspaper Reporting of the Trayvon Martin Shooting
  • Youth, School, and Gang Violence
  • A Brief History of School Violence and Disturbance in America
  • The Impact of Mass Incarceration and Social Issues of Institutionalization on School Violence in Youths
  • The Interrelationships of Politicization of School Shootings, Focal Concerns, and Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline Policies
  • “Come on Now, I Want to See Blood!”: Choreographed Violence in Gang Initiation Rites
  • Gang Violence in Schools: Safety Measures and Their Effectiveness
  • The Reality and Myth of Weapons and Violence in Gang Life
  • Sticks and Stones: When the Words of Hatred become Weapons – A Social Psychological Perspective
  • “It's a Vicious Game”: Youth Gangs, Street Violence, and Organised Crime in Modern Britain
  • Cape Town Gangs: The Other Side of Paradise
  • Youth Gangs and Youth Violence in Australia