compiled by Deborah M. LaFond, Social Sciences Bibliographer for Counseling, Psychology, Educational Psychology, Women's Studies, Africana Studies and Communication at the State University of New York Albany updated 4/98

Violence Theory, Understanding and Prevention:
A Selected Bibliography developed for the 1996 Medical Library Association Conference. Global Crisis in Violence.

Adler, L.L. & Denmark, F.L. (Eds.). (1995). Violence and the Prevention of Violence. Westport, Ct: Praeger Publishers.

Apter, D.E. (Ed.). (1996). The Legitimization of Violence. New York: Washington: New York University Press.

American Psychological Association. "How Can We Intervene Effectively? In the Report from the Commission on Violence and Youth. Violence and Youth: Psychology's Response, New York: Sol Charitable Trust. (pp. 53-62)

Apfel, R.J. & Simon, B. (Eds.), (1996). Minefields in their Hearts: the Mental Health of Children in War and Communal Violence. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Bandarage, A. (1997). Women, Population and Global Crisis: A Political-Economic Analysis. London: Zed Books.

Blair, J. (1994). Making Behavioral Change the outcome Measure in Research on Violence. Psychological Reports, 75 (3, pt.1)

Busby, D.M. (1996). The Impact of Violence on the Family: Treatment Approaches for Therapists and Other Professionals. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Cahn, D.D. & Lloyd, S.A. (Eds.), (1996). Family Violence from a Communication Perspective. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Cairns, Ed. (1996). Children and Political Violence. Cambridge, Mass: Blackwell Publishers.

Cameron, D. & Frazer, E. (1987). The Lust to Kill: A Feminist Investigation of Sexual Murder. New York: University Press.

Carr, S.C. & Schumaker, J.F. (1996). Psychology and the Developing World. Westport: Praeger.

Cleaver, R. & Myers, P. (Eds.), (1993). A Certain Terror: Heterosexism, Militarism, Violence & Change. Chicago: Great Lakes Regional Office, American Friends Service Committee, 1993.

Cohen, L. & Swift, S. (1993). A Public Health Approach to the Violence Epidemic in the United States. Environment and Urbanization, 5 (2) 50-66.

Corrin, C. (Ed.). (1996). Women in a Violent World: Feminist Analyses and Resistance Across 'Europe'. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Davey, J. D. (1995). The New Social Contract: America's Journey from Welfare State to Police State. Westport, CT: Praeger Publications.

Davies, M., (Ed), (1994). Women and Violence: Realities and Responses Worldwide. Zed Books.

De Zulueta, F. (1993). From Pain to Violence: The Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness. London: Whurr, Publishers, Ltd.

De Levita, D. (1995). Treatment of War-Traumatised Children in Former-Yugoslavia. In Groen-Prakken, H. & Ladan, A. & Stufkens, A. (Eds.), The Dutch Annual of Psychoanalysis 1995-1996: Traumatisation and War, Vol. 2 (pp.165-180). Swets & Zeitlinger: Amsterdam.

Desjarlais, R. et al. (1995). World mental health: problems, and priorities in low-income countries. New York : Oxford University Press.

Doner, K. (1994). Why Violence is a Health Care Priority. Social Policy, 24 (3) 58-62.

Erlich, H.J. (1990). The Ecology of Anti-Gay Violence. Special Issue: Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men: Issues for Research and Practice. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 5(3) 359-365.

Eron, L.D., Gentry, J.H., & Schlegel, P. (1994). Reason to Hope: A Psychosocial Perspective on Violence & Youth. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Fawcett, B., Featherstone, J.H. & Toft, C. (1996). Violence and Gender Relations: Theories and Interventions. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Fiorenza, E.S. & Copeland, S. (1994). Violence Against Women. Mary Knoll, New York: Orbis Books.

Freedy, J.R. & Hobfoll, S.E. (1995). Traumatic Stress: From Theory to Practice. New York: Plenum Press.

Grossman, D. (1995). On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill In War and Society. Boston: Little, Brown.

Griffiths, M.D. & Shuckford, G.L. (1989). Desensitization to Television Violence: A New Model. New Ideas in Psychology, 7(1), 85-89.

Hunt, W.B. (1997). Getting to War: Predicting International Conflict with Mass Media Indicators. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

James, C.B. (1993). Race, Class, Violence and Health in an Urban Ghetto. Manchester, England:Nuevan.

Harvery, J.H. (1996). Embracing their Memory: Loss and the Social Psychology of Storytelling. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon, Inc..

Hamm, M.S. & Schrink, J.L. (1989). The Conditions of Effective Implementation: A Guide to Accomplishing Rehabilitative Objectives in Corrections. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 16 (2) 166-182.

Hammond, W.R. & Yung, B. (1993). Psychology's Role in the Public health Response to Assaultive Violence among Young African-American Men. American Psychologist, 48, 151-154.

Heise, L. (1994). Violence Against Women: the Hidden Health Burden. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Heise, L. (1995). Violence, Sexuality and Women's Lives. In Parker, R. G. & Gagnon, J.H. (Eds.), Conceiving Sexuality: Approaches to Sex Research in a Postmodern World. (pp.109-134). New York: Routledge.

Hickson, J. & Kriegler,S. (Eds.), (1996). Multicultural Counseling in a Divided and Traumatized Society: the Meaning of Childhood and Adolescence in South Africa. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

Keane, T.M., Albano, A.& Blake, D.D. (1992). Current Trends in the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms. In Basoglu, M. (Ed.), Torture and its Consequences: Current Treatment Approaches (pp.363-401). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Kime, Z.R. (1992). Aberrant Sexual Behavior, Violence, and Reproduction. Journal of Sex and Education Therapy, 18 (4) 231-241.

Kleber, R.J., Figley, C. R., & Gersons, B. P. R., (Eds.), (1995). Beyond Trauma: Cultural and Societal Dynamics. New York, NY: Plenum Press.

Kleck, G. (1991). Point Blank: Guns and Violence in America. New York: A. De Gruyter.

Lykes, M.B., Brabeck, M.M., Ferns, T. & Radan, A. (1993). Human Rights and Mental Health Among Latin American Women in Situations of State Sponsored Violence: Bibliographic Resources. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 17(4), 525-544.

Nirenberg, D. (1996). Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.

"Preventing Violence and Abusive Behavior: A Public Health Agenda" Proceedings of the Seventh National Conference on Health Care for the Poor and Underserved at Meharry Medical College Nashville, Tennessee. In Conjunction with The Lloyd C. Elam Mental Health Symposium and " I Have a Future" Adolescent Health Promotion Program. In Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 6(2) 1-300.

Prothrow-Stith, D. (1990). The Epidemic of Violence and its Impact on the Health Care System. Henry Ford Hosp Med J., 38 (2&3), 175-177.

Prothrow-Stith, D. ( 1991). Deadly Consequences: How Violence Is Destroying our Teenage Population and a Plan to Begin Solving the Problem. New York, NY: Harper Collins.

Prothrow-Stith, D. (1992). Can Physicians Help Curb Adolescent Violence? Hospital Practice, 6, 193-207.

Prothrow-Stith, D.& Spivak, H. (1990). Violence. In McAnarney, E. (Ed.), Adolescent Medicine (pp.1113-1118). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Rapoport, A.(1989). The Origins of Violence: Approaches to the Study of Conflict. New Brunswick, N.J: Transaction Publishers.

Reiber, R.W. (1997). Manufacturing Social Distress: Psychopathy in Everyday Life. New York: Plenum Press.

Reiss, A.J. & Roth, J.A. (1993-1994). Understanding and Preventing Violence. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. (4 volumes. v.2 Biobehavioral Influences, v.3 Social Influences, v.4 Consequences and control. )

Rosenberg, M.L. & Fenley, M.A. (1991) Violence in America: A Public Health Approach. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ruback, R.B. & Weiner, N.A. (Eds.) (1995). Interpersonal Violent behaviors: Social and Cultural Aspects. New York: Springer Pub. Co..

Saper, B. (1988). On Learning Terrorism. Terroroism, 11(1), 13-27.

Shalala, D. (1993). Addressing the Crisis of Violence. Health Affairs, 12 (4), 30-33.

Saunders, D.G. (1984). Helping Husbands Who Batter. Social Casework, 65 (6), 347-353.

Scherper-Hughes, N. (1992). Death Without Weeping: the Violence of Everday Life in Brazil. Berkeley. University of California Press.

Segal, H. (1997). Psychoanalysis, Literature and War: Papers 1972-1995. New York: Routledge.

Shrader, W.K. (1992). Media Blight and the Dehumanizing of America. New York: Praeger Publishers.

Sidanius, J. & Liu, J.H. (1992). The Gulf War and the Rodney King Beating: Implications of the General Conservatism and Social Dominance Perspectives. Journal of Social Psychology, 132 (6) 685-700.

Sidel, R. (1992). Women and Children Last: the Plight of Poor Women In Affluent America. New York: Penguin Books.

Starrels, M.E. (1994). The Feminization of Poverty in the United States: Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Family Factors. Journal of Family Issues. 15, 605-607.

Sugarman, A. (1994). Victims of Abuse: the Emotional Impact of Child and Adult Truama. Madison, CT: International Universities Press.

Turpin, J. & Kurtz, L.R., (Ed.), (1997). The Web of Violence: From Interpersonal to Global. Chicago, Ill.: University of Illinois Press.

Ulman, R.B. (1988). The Shattered Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Trauma. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.

Walsh, D.A. (1994). Selling Out America's Children: How America Puts Profit Before Values and What Parents Can Do. Minneapolis, Minn.: Deaconess Press.

Ward, C. (1995). Attitudes Toward Rape: Feminist and Social Psychological Perspectives. London: Sage Publications.

Whalen, M. (1996). Counseling to End Violence Against Women: A Subversive Model. Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications.

Whitebook, Joel. (1995). Perversion and Utopia: A Study in Psychoanalyis and Critical Theory. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Widom, C.S. (1989). "Does Violence Beget Violence?" In Weiner, N.A. & Wolfgang, M.E. (Eds.), Pathways to Criminal Violence. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Young, P. & Jesser, P. (1997). The Media and the Military From the Crimea to Desert Strike. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Bibliographies on Violence

Charny, I.W. (1988) Understanding the Psychology of Genocidal Destructivenss. In Charny, I.W. (Ed.), Genocide: A Critical Bibliographic Review (pp. 191-208) New York: Facts on File, Inc.

Di Canio, M. (1993). The Encyclopedia of Violence: Origins, Attitudes, Consequences. New York: Facts on File.

Kemmer, E.J. (1984). Violence in the Family: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland.

Manheim, J.B. (1975). Political Violence in the United States, 1875-1974: A Bibliography. Garland.

Newton, M. (1991). Racial and Religious Violence: A Chronology. New York: Garland Pub.

Nordquist, J. (1994). Violence in American Society: a bibliography. (Contemporary Social Issues: A bibliographic series, no 33) Reference & Research Services.

Weiner, N.A. & Pastor, S. (1984). Bibliography of Bibliographies on Criminal Violence. Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, 75(4), 1300-1320.

Weiler, R.M. (1995). Violence: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Publications and Resources. Educational Psychology Review, 7(1), 125-134.

Wilson, C.F. (1981). Violence Against Women: An Annotated Bibliography. Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall.

Prevention Advocacy in Medical Resources

Adler, K.P. et al. (1995). Firearm violence and public health. Limiting the availability of guns Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia, 84(6), 265-267.

Alpert, E.J. (1995). Violence in intimate relationships and the practicing internist: new "disease" or new agenda? Annals of Internal Medicine, 123 (10) 774-181.

Archer, L.A. (1994). Empowering women in a violent society. Role of the family physician. Canadian Family Physician, 40, 974-6, 979-80, 983-5.

Buel, S.M. & Harvard, J.D. (1995). Family violence: practical recommendations for physicians and the medical community. Womens Health Issues, 5 (4) 158-172.

Cahn, T. (1995). Violence--an element of the psychiatric profession. Schweizer Archiv fur Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 146 (3) 109-114.

Culross, P. (1996). Legislative strategies to address firearm violence and injury. Journal of Family Practice, 42(1), 15-17.

Davis, J.H. (1995). The role of firearms and violence. Journal of Trauma, 38 (2), 161-168.

DeLorey, C. & Wolf, K.A. (1993). Sexual violence and older women. Awhonns Clinical Issues in Perinatal and Womens Health Nursing, 4 (2) 173-179.

Dolins, J.C. & Christoffel, K.K. (1994). Reducing violent injuries: priorities for pediatrician advocacy. Pediatrics, 94 (4, pt.2) 638-651.

Dukarm, C.P., Holl, J.L. & McAnarney, E.R. (1995). Violence among children and adolescents and the role of the pediatrician. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 72 (1), 5-15.

Eilers, R. (1994). What physicians can do about firearm violence and prevention New Jersey Medicine, 91 (12) 859-861.

Fingerhut, L.A., Ingram, D.D. & Feldman, J.J. (1992). Firearm homicide among black teenage males in metropolitan counties. Comparison of death rates in two periods, 1983 through 1985 and 1987 through 1989. [published erratum appears in JAMA 1992 Aug 26;268(8):986] Jama, 267 (22) 3054-58.

Firearm violence and public health:Comment and Discussion. Jama, 272 (18) 1406-1409.

Flitcraft, A. (1995). Project SAFE: domestic violence education for practicing physicians Womens Health Issues, 5 (4) 183-188.

Giordano, B.P. (1993). The next generation deserves a gun-free world. Aorn Journal, 58 (1) 13-15.

Guileyardo, J.M., Carmody, T.J., Lene, W.J.& Stone, I.C. (1994). Racial and ethnic patterns in firearms deaths. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 15 (4), 328-330.

Hadley, S.M., Short, L.M., Lezin, N. & Zook, E. (1995). WomanKind: an innovative model of health care response to domestic abuse. Womens Health Issues, 5 (4) 189-198.

Hupert, N. (1994). Reducing urban violence: a critique of the new public health approach. Pharos of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 57 (1) 6-10.

Jones, R.F. (1993). Domestic violence: let our voices be heard. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 81 (1), 1-4.

Jones, R.F. (1995). Physicians can reduce the incidence of domestic violence. Womens Health Issues, 5 (4) 157. Krugman, R.D. (1995). From battered children to family violence: what lessons should we learn? Academic Medicine, 70 (11) 964-967.

Melvin, S.Y. (1995). Domestic violence: the physician's role. Hospital Practice (Office Edition), 30 (10) 45-53.

Rachuba, L., Stanton, B., & Howard, D. (1995). Violent crime in the United States. An epidemiologic profile. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 149 (9), 953-60.

The role of the physician and the medical profession in the prevention of international torture and in the treatment of its survivors.American College of Physicians. (1995). Annals of Internal Medicine, 122 (8) 607-613.

Roberts, M.C., Kellermann, A.L. (1994). Firearm-related violence--what we don't know is killing us. [editorial]. American Journal of Public Health, 84 (4), 541-542.

Sayre, J.W. (1995). Gunshot violence in the United States: a growing threat to all. A physician's personal view. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 72 (1), 31-45.

Sege, R. & Dietz, W. (1994). Television viewing and violence in children: the pediatrician as agent for change. Pediatrics, 94 (4, pt.2) 600-607.

Shoemaker, W.C., James, C.B., King, L.M., Hardin, E., & Ordog, G.J. (1993). Urban Violence in Los Angeles in the aftermath of the riots. A perspective from health care professionals, with implications for social reconstruction. Jama, 270 (23) 2833-7.

Slaby, R.G. & Stringham, P. (1994). Prevention of peer and community violence: the pediatrician's role. Pediatrics, 94 (4, pt.2) 608-616.

Spivak, H. (1994). Violence Prevention: a call to action. Pediatrics, 94 (4, pt.2), 577-578.

Taylor, K.S. (1994). Defensive medicine. Physicians fight the 'violence epidemic' Hospitals and Health Networks, 68 (14) 42-3.

Van de Ven, P. (1995). Talking with juvenile offenders about gay males and lesbians: implications for combating homophobia. Adolescence, 30 (117), 19-42.

Webster, D.W. & Wilson, M.E. (1994). Gun violence among youth and the pediatrician's role in primary prevention. Pediatrics, 94 (4, pt.2) 617-622.

Wilson-Brewer, R., & Spivak, H. Violence prevention in schools and other community settings: the pediatrician as initiator, educator, collaborator, and advocate. Pediatrics, 94 (4, pt.2) 623-30.

Literature Reviews from PsycInfo

Carlson, B.E. (1987). Dating violence: A research review and comparison with spouse abuse. Social Casework, 68 (1), 16-23.

Comstock, G. & Strasburger, V.C. (1990). Deceptive Appearances: Television Violence and Aggressive Behavior. Journal of Adolescent Health Care, 11(1), 31-44.

Cumberbatch, G., Jones, I., & Lee, M. (1988). Measuring violence on television. Special Issue: Violence on television. Current Psychology: Research & Reviews. 7 (1), 10-25.

Felthous, A.R. & Kellert, S.R. (1987). Childhood cruelty to animals and later aggression against people: A review. American Journal of Psychiatry, 144 (6), 710-717.

Gunter, B. (1988). The importance of studying viewers' perceptions of television violence. Special Issue: Violence on television. Current Psychology: Research & Reviews, 7 (1), 26-42.

Hansen, M. (1993). Feminism and Family Therapy: A Review of Feminist Critiques of Approaches to Family Violence. In Hansen, M. & Harway, M. Battering and Family Therapy: A Feminist Perspective. (p. 69-81) Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Heath, L., Bresolin, L.B. & Rinaldi, R.C. (1989). Effects of media violence on children: A review of the literature. Archives of General Psychiatry, 46 (4), 376-379.

Fantuzzo, J.W. & Lindquist, C.U. (1989). The effects of observing conjugal violence on children: A review and analysis of research methodology. Journal of Family Violence, 4 (1), 77-94.

Fox, P.G. & Cowell, J.M. & Montgomery, A.C. (1994). The Effects of Violence on Health and Adjustment of SouthEast Asian Refugee Children: An Integrative View. Public Health Nursing, 11 (3), 195-201.

McCord J. (1992). Deterrence of Domestic Violence: A Critical View of the Research. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 29, (2), 229-239.

Messner, S.F. (1988). Research on cultural and socioeconomic factors in criminal violence. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 11 (4), 511-525.

Rosenberg, M.S. (1987).Children of battered women: The effects of witnessing violence on their social problem-solving abilities. Behavior Therapist, 10 (4), 85-89.

Young, K. & Smith, M. D. (1988-89). Mass media treatment of violence in sports and its effects. Special Issue: Violence in sports Current Psychology: Research & Reviews, 7 (4), 298-311.

Zeanah, C.H. & Zeanah, P. D. (1989). Intergenerational transmission of maltreatment: Insights from attachment theory and research. Psychiatry, 52 (2), 177-196.

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