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Alcohol and violence : the nature of the relationship and the promise of prevention /

"Many people have experienced or witnessed situations in which people drinking alcohol get aggressive, obnoxious, and violent. Scientific research has shown evidence of a relationship between alcohol and violence, and even evidence that alcohol plays a role in causing violent and aggressive response...

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Main Author: Parker, Robert Nash.
Other Authors: McCaffree, Kevin J., 1985-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2013
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Table of Contents:
  • Alcohol and the risk of violent victimization and injury
  • Alcohol availability and violence among Mexican American youth
  • Sexual violence, alcohol, and advertising
  • Alcohol, drugs, victimization and aggression: the impact of a school based mental health intervention on adolescent substance use and violent behavior
  • Alcohol, homicide, and cultural context: a cross national analysis of gender specific victimization
  • The history, logic and importance of environmental crime prevention
  • The impact of raising the minimum drinking age on youth homicide
  • The impact of banning alcohol on criminal assault in Barrow, Alaska
  • What happens when alcohol outlet density decreases?
  • The unintended consequences of alcohol based environmental interventions on violence
  • Conclusions.