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A comprehensive text providing a current analysis of violence in the United States, this volume discusses the history of violence, possible correlates and whether violent behavior can be predicted, the role of early exposure to violence, victimology, and the history and effectiveness of punishment. It also examines sociological, psychological, and biological theories that attempt to explain violence. Action boxes help readers focus on salient points and review questions appear at the end of each chapter, enabling readers to test their assimilation of the material. An accompanying website enhances the learning experience with updates on issues, study guides, and links to related websites.
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