Violence in Canada

Sociopolitical Perspectives
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Oxford University Press, USA
ContributionsTed Robert Gurr (Foreword), Jeffrey Ian Ross (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7393338M
ISBN 100195410580
ISBN 139780195410587

Violence in Canada highlights from an interdisciplinary perspective the major areas and contexts where violence takes ting of thirteen contributions, the book Cited by: Violence in Canada highlights from an interdisciplinary perspective the major areas and contexts where violence takes place.

Consisting of thirteen contributions, the book Format: Paperback. Violence in Canada highlights from an interdisciplinary perspective the major areas and contexts where violence takes ting of thirteen contributions, the book forms an indispensable guide to the by: The book presents an overview and analysis of different subtypes of political and criminological violence in Canadian society.

It analyzes the legacy of individual and collective violence by and against Native Canadians in the context of internal by: 1. It addresses the growing fears of Canadians that patterns of homicide in Canada are coming to resemble those in the United States—not just in levels, but also in some characteristics.

The chapter draws on both legal and non-legal criteria in its analysis of homicide in by: The only Canadian text in its field, Intimate Personal Violence in Canada provides a clear breakdown and meaningful overview of interpersonal violence. Written in an engaging and accessible style, the text begins with an overview of the history of violence in Canada, followed by theoretical explanations of interpersonal violence.5/5.

The core content includes chapters on violence against children, violence against women, family violence, and violence in same-sex relationships.

The discussion of each form of violence is framed by coverage on the history of domestic violence in Canada, relevant statistics, theories of violence, Canadian laws, and services for victims.

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After reading Fist Stick Knife Gun a personal history of violence I have a huge respect for Geoffrey Canada. It is quite obvious he has lived this life, knows the terminology, knows the fear, knows how "it all works".

In my opinion when someone has lived this life, and try to help others in this life, they are successful because they have been Cited by: This chapter reviews the literature on the subset of child abuse, focusing on the incidence of violence by and against children, the relationship between the two, and the responses to violence against children.

There are few comparative studies across Canada dealing with both physical and sexual violence Author: Natasha J. Cabrera. Violence: Big Ideas/Small Books Paperback – July 22 Adventures in the Brave New Canada. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Alissa.

out of 5 stars Amazing. Reviewed in Canada on November 6, One of my favourite works of critical philosophy/theory. This is an amazing and clear depiction of violence in its many /5(47). Intimate Male Violence Against Women in Canada With Walter S.

Dekeseredy, Desmond Ellis Various forms of male violence against female intimates—whether wives, ex-wives, cohabitors, or dating partners—have become highly politicized topics for the general public, researchers, policy-makers, and Author: Walter S. Dekeseredy, Desmond Ellis.

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Earlier this week Canadians received news of the 78th murder of the year in Toronto, our nation’s biggest city. Of these 78 victims, 52 have been killed by gunfire, a rather tragic record for the city. The victim of this murder was a year old tenth grade student who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Jane Creba was with her mother and older sister on Yonge Street, within. The book offers both graduate and undergraduate nursing students a clear view of the essential theories, interventions, and issues surrounding nursing and family violence-presenting an approach that empowers nurses to contribute to the prevention of this worldwide health problem.

Intimate Male Violence Against Women in Canada / Walter S. DeKeseredy and Desmond Ellis Violence By and Against Children in Canada / Natasha J. Cabrera Violence and the Elderly / Vincent F.

Sacco Homicide in Canada / Rosemary Gartner Violence by Municipal Police in Canada: / Jeffrey Ian Ross SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey.

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CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. The only Canadian text in its field, Intimate Personal Violence in Canada provides a clear breakdown and meaningful overview of interpersonal violence. Written in an engaging and accessible style, the text begins with an overview of the history of violence in Canada, followed by theoretical explanations of interpersonal violence/5(8).

Violence against women is usually framed as an issue of interpersonal violence perpetuated by men. While domestic violence and sexual assault are significant social problems, such a narrow framing obscures the diversity of women's experience, fails to illuminate the role social structures play, and excludes discussions of workplace and state violence/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Violence in Canada. Toronto ; New York: Methuen, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Violence Against Women in Canada Research and Policy Perspectives Author Holly Johnson and Myrna Dawson Themes in Canadian Sociology.

Drawing mainly on Canadian research and written by two well-known and -respected Canadian experts, this comprehensive text offers students an overview of violence against women in a Canadian context.

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“The assault in Ottawa shocked a country that rarely experiences gun violence,” The Post wrote. Two years later, a Canadian was killed by police in Bangladesh. He was suspected of helping organize.

Holly is author of Dangerous Domains: Violence Against Women in Canada, as well as numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and government statistical reports. She served as expert advisor to the Secretary-General’s report on violence against women, and is a member of the UNECE Task Force on Violence Against Women Surveys, the UN Expert Group.

The Facts about Gender-Based Violence. At the Canadian Women’s Foundation, our vision is for all women in Canada to live free from violence. Women in Canada live at greater risk than men of domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment, and sex trafficking.

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Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence, A True Story In Black and White. Geoffrey Canada. from: $   Canadian schools: Report on violence against teachers By Marc Montgomery | [email protected] Posted: Tuesday, J Last Updated: Tuesday, J ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

Description: xviii, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm: Contents: History of intimate personal violence in Canada: Child violence and maltreatment in early Canada ; The history of violence against women and the "fight for rights" --Theoretical explanations of violence: Introduction to theoretical explanation of.

In Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present, Black feminist, activist-writer Robyn Maynard analyzes the work. Books shelved as domestic-violence: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Get this from a library. Aboriginal domestic violence in Canada. [Judie Bopp; Michael Bopp; Phil Lane; Aboriginal Healing Foundation (Canada)] -- This study focuses on domestic violence and abuse in Aboriginal communities in Canada.

It means to build on studies and intiatives conducted over the past fifteen years by others such as the Ontario. Explaining violence against women in Canada. [Douglas A Brownridge; Shivalingappa S Halli] Explaining violence against women in Canada. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: # Marital violence--Canada\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

To be sure, the violence is mostly confined to the ice rink. But the nature of violence and people’s attitudes about it differ dramatically in our northern neighbor.

Canadians kill out of Author: Pascual Restrepo. Read an excerpt from chapter of of NAMING VIOLENCE: A CRITICAL THEORY OF GENOCIDE, TORTURE, AND TERRORISM, by Mathias Thaler.

In this book, Mathias Thaler articulates a novel perspective on the study of violence that demonstrates why .Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence is a memoir by Geoffrey Canada, an American social activist who is the current president and chief executive officer of Harlem Children's Zone.

Beacon Press published the book on Janu Publishers Weekly praised the book, commenting that "A more powerful depiction of the tragic life of urban children and a more compelling plea to Author: Geoffrey Canada.