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New and Published Books

  1. Building a Better Man

    A Blueprint for Decreasing Violence and Increasing Prosocial Behavior in Men

    By William Seymour, Ramel Smith, Héctor Torres

    Building a Better Man presents a theory and science based discussion of masculinity in modern America, but it also does much more than that—it interweaves a diverse group of compelling personal stories with an exploration of aggression and masculinity in the socialization of boys and men. Where...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence

    By Anna Motz

    Domestic violence is a major public health concern, affecting millions worldwide. It is underreported, often devastating and sometimes ends in murder. In Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence, Anna Motz integrates psychological and criminological data with clinical illustrations and...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pathways to Sexual Aggression

    Edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Patrick Lussier, Benoit Leclerc

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

    Most people who read an article in the newspaper about the brutal rape of a woman by a stranger, or the long-standing sexual abuse of a young boy by his step-father have a strong visceral reaction which is a mix of anger, fear, and incomprehension. Apart from these aversive reactions, several...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Choosing Nonviolence

    A Homework Manual for Women's Groups

    By Kevin A. Fall, Shareen Howard, Steven M. Vestal

    As mental-health professionals see increasing numbers of women arrested for domestic violence, the need for effective resources also increases. Choosing Nonviolence fills this void, providing an interactive and comprehensive treatment tool. If you are a group leader, Choosing Nonviolence will...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contextual Anger Regulation Therapy

    A Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Approach

    By Frank L. Gardner, Zella E. Moore

    Series: Practical Clinical Guidebooks

    Anger is a natural human emotion that can serve important survival functions, but the excessive presence of anger and its associated negative outcomes—such as aggression and violence—can lead to significant interpersonal, intrapersonal, occupational, legal, familial, societal, and physical...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Social Psychology of Aggression

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Krahé

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    The second edition of this textbook provides a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded overview of social psychological research on aggression. The first part of the book covers the definition and measurement of aggression, presents major theories and examines the development of aggression. It...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Workplace Bullying

    Symptoms and Solutions

    Edited by Noreen Tehrani

    Is bullying really that bad? Why do some people just watch it happening? How do you know if it is bullying or strong management? What kind of leaders are able to create positive working environments? The effects of bullying on organisations and individuals can be devastating and can adversely...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Alternatives to Domestic Violence

    A Homework Manual for Battering Intervention Groups, Third Edition

    By Kevin A. Fall, Kevin A. Fall, Shareen Howard, Shareen Howard

    Created to be used as a workbook by men in domestic violence group counseling, this book presents a solid, interactive, and comprehensive treatment tool. If you are a group leader, this guide will provide you with a supplement to your group instruction. Like the previous editions, it is designed...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Dangerous People

    Policy, Prediction, and Practice

    Edited by Bernadette McSherry, Patrick Keyzer

    Series: International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

    Experienced legal academics and mental health professionals explore the current approaches to “dangerousness” and preventive detention. The defining characteristics of those deemed dangerous by society vary according to culture, place, and time, and the contributors to this text have gathered to...

    Published July 5th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Study of Violent Crime

    Its Correlates and Concerns

    By Scott Mire, Cliff Roberson

    Violence is a complex subject that is rooted in a multitude of disciplines, including not only criminology but also psychology, sociology, biology, and other social science disciplines. It is only through understanding violence as a concept that we can hope to respond to it appropriately and to...

    Published December 13th 2010 by CRC Press