The Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence
provides accurate, research-supported information to clarify critical issues and educate the public about different forms of interpersonal violence, their incidence and prevalence, theoretical explanations, public policy initiatives, and prevention and intervention strategies. These two volumes contain more than 500 accessible, jargon-fee entries written by experts and provide cross-references to related entries, as well as suggested readings for further information.
- Defines key concepts and explains theoretical principles clearly and succinctly
- Provides information on current data sets, regional and national organizations specializing in various dimensions of interpersonal violence, and relevant Web sites
- Serves as a quick reference guide to definitions, statistics, theories, policies, and prevention and intervention programs
- Discusses concern with interpersonal violence as a problem across the life span and across culturesAddresses careers in the many fields of interpersonal violence