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Understanding Violent Crime

Understanding Violent Crime by Stephen Jones
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How widespread is violence? Why do people engage in various forms of violence? What can be done to reduce the level of violence? "Understanding Violent Crime" provides a concise yet thorough and extensive account of the main explanations of violent behaviour. It draws upon sociological and psychological perspectives on violence as part of a coherent approach to the study of a phenomenon that raises wide public concern. There is also a focus on the ways in which violence is considered by the criminal justice system. Definitions of the main violent offences, including violent sexual offences, are discussed and some indication of the levels of sentencing in particular cases is provided. The final chapter then considers ways in which offenders are able to confront their violent behaviour within the criminal justice system. Frequent references to the definitions and treatment of violence in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA give the book a distinctive comparative perspective. The result is a wide-ranging and essential undergraduate text and a key reference for researchers in the field.
McGraw-Hill Education; December 2000
241 pages; ISBN 9780335231959
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Title: Understanding Violent Crime
Author: Stephen Jones
 
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