Lessons and Challenges in the Study and Prevention of Violence

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, Jeffrey M. Jenson

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This concluding chapter highlights several key findings from the preceding chapters and discuss a few particularly important topics for the next generation of research studies on violence and prevention. The chapter refers to comments made elsewhere in the book about the need for broader, more inclusive definitions of violence; for more knowledge of social, structural and environmental influences; and for advances in prevention to bring about lasting changes in real world settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationViolence in Context
Subtitle of host publicationCurrent Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199865215
ISBN (Print)9780195369595
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Advances in prevention
  • Context of violence
  • Environmental influences
  • Future research
  • Key findings
  • Social
  • Structural

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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