Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008 Series:Opposing viewpoints series, Description: 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780737733648 (hardcover), 0737733640 (hardcover), 9780737733655 (pbk.), 0737733659 (pbk.), Language: English
Is violence a serious problem?: Violent crime is a serious problem / Violent crime is decreasing / School violence threatens American youth / School violence is a decreasing problem / Domestic violence is a serious problem / The problem of domestic violence is exaggerated / What factors contribute to human violence?: Human violence is a product of natural selection / Violence is not the only path to evolutionary success / Blacks and Hispanics are more likely to commit violent crimes / Higher minority crime rates do not justify White fear or racial profiling / The causes of domestic violence are complex / American culture promotes violence / What factors lead to youth violence?: Violent video games and aggressive behavior in children are linked / The link between violent video games and youth violence is unproven / Gang membership increases youth violence / Bullying is a key factor in threats of youth violence / Parenting by peers explains youth violence / How should society respond to violence?: Gun control laws reduce violent crime / Gun control laws do not reduce violent crime / Tougher sentencing guidelines reduce violent crime / Tougher sentencing guidelines do not reduce violent crime / Zero-tolerance policies at U.S. schools are necessary / Zero-tolerance policies at U.S. schools are unnecessary / Promoting marriage will reduce domestic violence / Promoting marriage will not reduce domestic violence / Ch. 1. Ch. 2. Ch. 3. Ch. 4.
Mary Lou Leary ; Tim Wise ; Neal McCluskey ; Editors of The Economist ; Dianne Feinstein ; Stephen Baskerville -- Richard Wrangham ; Robert M. Sapolsky ; Jared Taylor ; Tim Wise ; Diana Mahoney ; Rod Liddle -- Elizabeth K. Carll ; Cheryl K. Olson ; James C. Howell ; Cindy Horswell ; Gabor Maté -- Juliet A. Leftwich ; John C. Moorhouse and Brent Wanner ; Wall Street Journal ; Alan Reynolds ; Spokesman Review ; Trent England and Steve Muscatello ; Melissa G. Pardue and Robert Rector ; Family Violence Prevention Fund