Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence, Volumes 1-2

October 30, 2020
Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence, Volumes 1-2

Interpersonal violence is behavior that intentionally threatens,attempts, or actually inflicts harm on another. This violenceinvades both the public and private spheres of our lives; manytimes in unexpected and frightening ways. Interpersonal violence isa problem that individuals could experience at any point during thelife span—even before birth. Interpersonal violence is experiencednot only throughout the life course but also as a global problem inthe form of war, genocide, terrorism, and rape of women as a weaponof war.The Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence providesaccurate, research-supported information to clarify critical issuesand educate the public about different forms of interpersonalviolence, their incidence and prevalence, theoretical explanations,public policy initiatives, and prevention and interventionstrategies. These two volumes contain more than 500 accessible,jargon-fee entries written by experts and provide cross-referencesto related entries, as well as suggested readings for furtherinformation.https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/encyclopedia-of-interpersonal-violence/book227867