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Product Description: A provocative book about rethinking hatred and violence in America  Over the centuries American society has been plagued by brutality fueled by disregard for the humanity of others: systemic violence against Native peoples, black people, and immigrants...read more

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9780807091913 | Beacon Pr, January 6, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A provocative book about rethinking hatred and violence in America  Over the centuries American society has been plagued by brutality fueled by disregard for the humanity of others: systemic violence against Native peoples, black people, and immigrants.

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9780807042953 | Reprint edition (Beacon Pr, January 19, 2016), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A provocative book about rethinking hatred and violence in America  Over the centuries American society has been plagued by brutality fueled by disregard for the humanity of others: systemic violence against Native peoples, black people, and immigrants.

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Product Description: This timely collection provides a historical overview of violence in American popular culture from the Puritan era to the present and across a range of media.• Provides a narrative of the development of violence in American popular culture, illustrating both continuity and change• Combines an overview of each essay's subject matter with in-depth analysis of specific examples• Features discussion of well-known portrayers of violence, such as film and television, as well as lesser-known sources―for example, murder ballads and Puritan sermons―helping readers place contemporary concerns and examples into a detailed historical context• Suggests directions for future research and other developments in the field• Includes a keyword index to enable readers to track continuities across the various essay...read more
By David Schmid (editor)

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9781440832055 | Praeger Pub Text, November 2, 2015, cover price $131.00 | About this edition: This timely collection provides a historical overview of violence in American popular culture from the Puritan era to the present and across a range of media.

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Product Description: Criminal Violence: Patterns, Explanations, and Prevention, Fourth Edition, provides a current, comprehensive, and highly accessible overview of major topics, theories, and controversies within the field of criminal violence.Using engaging, straightforward language, Marc Riedel and Wayne Welsh consider diverse theoretical perspectives and present state-of-the-art prevention and intervention methods...read more

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9780199386130 | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 2015), cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Criminal Violence: Patterns, Explanations, and Prevention, Fourth Edition, provides a current, comprehensive, and highly accessible overview of major topics, theories, and controversies within the field of criminal violence.

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Product Description: Charles Derber introduces and vividly explains the idea of a sociopathic society and why the idea has become necessary to understand today s world.Sociopathic society is rooted in governments and economies, not psychiatry. The book offers a new sociology of societies organized around antisocial values, which ultimately lead to societal and planetary self-destruction...read more

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9781612054377 | Paradigm Pub, September 30, 2013, cover price $203.95 | About this edition: Charles Derber introduces and vividly explains the idea of a sociopathic society and why the idea has become necessary to understand today s world.

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9781612054384 | Paradigm Pub, September 30, 2013, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Charles Derber introduces and vividly explains the idea of a sociopathic society and why the idea has become necessary to understand today s world.

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Product Description: Bratina studied a group of Latino males to examine how attitudes that endorse the use of violence are influenced by assimilation. The sample was partially derived from Social Networking Sites (SNS) including MySpace and Facebook. The primary expectation was that pro-violent attitudes would vary depending on level of assimilation...read more

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9781593326050 | Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc, April 15, 2013, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: Bratina studied a group of Latino males to examine how attitudes that endorse the use of violence are influenced by assimilation.

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Product Description: Violence has been a central feature of America’s history, culture, and place in the world. It has taken many forms: from state-sponsored uses of force such as war or law enforcement, to revolution, secession, terrorism and other actions with important political and cultural implications...read more
By Jonathan H. Ebel (editor)

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9780520271654, titled "From Jeremiad to Jihad: Religion, Violence, and America" | Univ of California Pr, June 6, 2012, cover price $73.95 | About this edition: Violence has been a central feature of America’s history, culture, and place in the world.

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9780520271661, titled "From Jeremiad to Jihad: Religion, Violence, and America" | Univ of California Pr, June 6, 2012, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: "John Parry's Understanding Torture is an important contribution to our understanding of how torture fits within the practices and beliefs of the modern state. His juxtaposition of the often indeterminate nature of the law of torture with the very specific state practices of torture is both startling and revealing...read more

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9780472070770 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 16, 2010, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: "John Parry's Understanding Torture is an important contribution to our understanding of how torture fits within the practices and beliefs of the modern state.

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9780472050772 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 16, 2010, cover price $36.00

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Product Description: This Second Edition of Violence: The Enduring Problem offers an interdisciplinary and reader-friendly exploration of the many types of individual and collective violent acts—examining the linkages, behaviors, ideas, perceptions, and justifications that connect these types of violence...read more

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9781483300306 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, October 18, 2013), cover price $84.00 | About this edition: This Second Edition of Violence: The Enduring Problem offers an interdisciplinary and reader-friendly exploration of the many types of individual and collective violent acts—examining the linkages, behaviors, ideas, perceptions, and justifications that connect these types of violence.
9781412916851 | Sage Pubns, November 2, 2007, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: "Violence and disorder constitute the primal problem of American history, the dark reverse of the coin of freedom and abundance.

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Product Description: Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention, Third Edition, provides a current, comprehensive, and highly accessible overview of major topics, theories, and controversies within the field of criminal violence. Using lively, straightforward language, Marc Riedel and Wayne Welsh consider diverse theoretical perspectives and present state-of-the-art prevention and intervention methods...read more

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9780199738786 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 20, 2010), cover price $65.95 | About this edition: Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention, Third Edition, provides a current, comprehensive, and highly accessible overview of major topics, theories, and controversies within the field of criminal violence.
9780195332483 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 16, 2007), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Now in a new edition, Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention provides a comprehensive and compelling review of this explosive field.
9781933220024 | 2 edition (Roxbury Pub Co, February 15, 2007), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Now in a new edition, Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention provides a comprehensive and compelling review of this explosive field.
9780195330052 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 13, 2007, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Now in a new edition, Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention provides a comprehensive and compelling review of this explosive field.
9781891487675 | Roxbury Pub Co, January 1, 2001, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: Criminal Violence: Patterns, Causes, and Prevention is the first text available that reviews the field of violence in a form that is comprehensive, compelling, and accessible to undergraduates.

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