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Applying social science to reduce violent offending

Joel A. Dvoskin

Applying social science to reduce violent offending

by Joel A. Dvoskin

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violent crimes,
  • Sociological aspects,
  • Violent offenders,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Crime prevention,
  • Crime

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Joel A. Dvoskin ... [et al.].
    SeriesAmerican Psychology-Law Society series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6789 .A67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131329M
    ISBN 109780195384642
    LC Control Number2011003681

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    Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. to reduce subsequent offending. Effective interventions in communities are multifaceted and have wide reach Effective interventions to reduce violent crime in areas where violence is a problem acknowledge the multifaceted nature of crime. Such interventions involve police.

    Bringing together experts in the fields of social science, forensic psychology and criminal justice, Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending addresses what truly works in reducing violent offending. Promoting an approach to correctional policy grounded in an evidence-based and nuanced understanding of human behavior, leading. Much of Skeem’s current work addresses a surge of interest in the use of risk assessment to inform criminal sentencing—including how this practice may affect racial and economic disparities in imprisonment. Skeem has authored over articles and edited 2 books—including Applying Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending.


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" Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending is a survey of practices that have successfully changed human behavior. When this tool is put into practice, the world will be a better and safer place."--Andrew Vachhs, Founder and National Advisory Board Member of PROTECT: The National Association to Protect Children.

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Skeem has authored over articles and edited 2 books—including Applying Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending. Bringing together experts in the fields of social science, forensic psychology and criminal justice, Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending addresses what truly works in reducing violent offending.

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Professor Skeem is an author of over articles and chapters and editor of 2 books—including Applying Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending, which won the American Psychological Association's Division 41 Book Award for.

“Overly punitive approaches used on violent, angry criminals only provide a breeding ground for more anger and more violence.” Presenting at the American Psychological Association’s th Annual Convention, Dvoskin discussed his upcoming book, “Applying Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending,” which examines why prisons are failing and what needs to change.

James F. Short Jr., Lorine A. Hughes, in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict (Second Edition), Economic, community, and institutional contexts of youth violence. Studies of the SES of violent offenders suggest that relatively minor forms of violence are common throughout the socioeconomic spectrum, but that more serious violence occurs more often, at younger .Bringing together experts in the fields of social science, forensic psychology and criminal justice, Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending addresses what truly works in.

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