Understanding and Preventing Violence, Volume 4: Consequences and Control
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Understanding and Preventing Violence, Volume 4:
Consequences and Control
(1994)
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This book analyzes the consequences of violence and strategies for controlling them. Included are reviews of public perceptions and reactions to violence; estimates of the costs; the commonalities and complementarities of criminal justice and public health responses; efforts to reduce violence through the prediction and classification of violent offenders; and the relationships between trends in violence and prison population during a period of greatly increased use of incarceration.

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  • Behavioral and Social Sciences — Law and Justice

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408 pages | 6 x 9
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ISBN: 978-0-309-05079-1
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National Research Council. Understanding and Preventing Violence, Volume 4: Consequences and Control. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1994.

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