The Context of Violence

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations


Chapter 1 frames the scope of the problem and introduces the primary goals of the book. The chapter addresses the overlap in different forms of violence; the intersection of race/ethnicity, culture, and gender; risk and protective factors, and prevention.

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


  • Child maltreatment
  • Community violence
  • Culture
  • Domestic violence
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Violence prevention
  • Youth violence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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