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The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence

Clive R. Hollin

ISBN: 978-1-118-59849-8 February 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 220 Pages


The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence is a textbook which gives comprehensive coverage of interpersonal violence - exploring the various violent acts that occur between individuals in contemporary society.

  • Examines in detail the controversial use of corporal punishment
  • Explores ways that psychology can add to our understanding of interpersonal violence
  • Offers directions for future research that can help to prevent or reduce incidents of interpersonal violence

Preface and Acknowledgements ix

1 Interpersonal Violence 1

2 "Everyday" Violence 33

3 Violence at Home 73

4 Criminal Violence 93

5 Sexual Violence 119

6 Where To Next? 147

References 153

Index 203