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Title Statistical handbook on violence in America / Adam Dobrin ... [et al.].

Published Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1996.

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 UniM Bund  303.60973021 STAT {Bund23 20111014}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiv, 394 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [348]-375) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Fatal Violence in America. Current Patterns: International. Current Patterns: United States. Current Patterns: Cities and Regions. Trends: United States. Trends: Cities and Regions -- Ch. 2. Other InterpersonaI Violence in America. Rape: Uniform Crime Reports. Rape: National Crime Victimization Survey. Robbery: Uniform Crime Reports. Robbery: National Crime Victimization Survey. Assault: Uniform Crime Reports. Assault: National Crime Victimization Survey -- Ch. 3. Groups and Situations. Vulnerable Groups and Situations: Youth. Vulnerable Groups and Situations: Elderly. Vulnerable Groups and Situations: Women. Vulnerable Groups and Situations: Minority Groups. Vulnerable Groups and Situations: Workplace. Vulnerable Groups and Situations: Socio-Economic Status. Vulnerable Groups and Situations: Institutionalized Populations. High-Risk Groups and Situations -- Ch. 4. Impact of Violence. Psychological Trauma. Physical Injury Sustained in Violent Crime.
Economic Costs to Victims. Loss of Productivity. Premature Mortality -- Ch. 5. Opinions About Violence. When Is Violence Justified? What Are the Effects of Violence on Beliefs and Behavior? What Should Communities or Governments Do in Response to Violence? What Causes Violence -- Appendix: Description of Data Sources.
Other author Dobrin, Adam.
Subject Violence -- United States -- Statistics.
Criminal statistics -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- -- Statistics.
ISBN 0897749456 (cloth : alk. paper)