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Published: 19 May 2016

392 Pages


ISBN: 9780195393583

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Thugs and Thieves

The Differential Etiology of Violence

Joanne Savage and Kevin H. Wozniak

  • Savage and Wozniak present a controversial thesis about the status of empirical research on the etiology of aggression and violence
  • Provides extensive background information and comprehensive reviews of seven potential causes of violence, with a view to understanding whether these factors cause violence, per se, above and beyond their impact on general offending
  • Makes an important contribution to the understanding of violent crime
  • Provides specific hypotheses and directions for future research

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