|The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences
After decades of stability from the 1920s to the early 1970s, the rate of imprisonment in the United States more than quadrupled during the last four decades. The U.S. penal population of 2.2 million...
|Global Violence Prevention: Six-Volume Set
Violence - for example, child abuse, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, gang violence, and suicide - is a major public health problem worldwide. In 2001, violence accounted for...