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Using confidential self-report surveys and official crime statistics, this book describes variations in aggression and violence during adolescence over time and by grade, gender, and race. Early clues present in childhood to later serious violence in adolescence are identified in longitudinal research studies. Current personality and situational influences that either increase or decrease risk for aggression or violence are reviewed. Aggression and violence in adolescent dating relationships is explained in relation to normal development and subject to both variation in partner and relationship differences. This book describes and suggests prevention programs directed at all children, children at risk, and those adolescents that are unfortunately already violent.Read more
- Unique approach using both survey and official statistics to compare results which gives rise to a wide view of natural variations within society
- Places aggression and violence in developmental context and all aspects of development including pubertal shifts, early development of aggression and the context of relationships
- Uses accepted scientific standards to identify the best primary, secondary and tertiary prevention strategies
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- Date Published: August 2007
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521688918
- length: 200 pages
- dimensions: 227 x 150 x 14 mm
- weight: 0.29kg
- contains: 3 tables
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. Prevalence of aggression and violence in adolescence
2. Developmental pathways to violence
3. Personality risk factors for aggression and violence
4. Situational risk factors for aggression and violence
5. Aggression and violence in romantic relationships
6. Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of aggression and violence
7. Closing comments.
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