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Author James, Oliver.

Title Juvenile violence in a winner-loser culture : socio-economic and familial origins of the rise in violence against the person / Oliver James.

Imprint London ; New York : Free Association Books, 1995.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.360942 J235j    ---  Available
Description ix, 171 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [138]-164) and index.
Contents Parental causes of individual differences in violence : abuse, disharmony and irritability -- Irritability in depressed mothers : a hidden cause of violence? -- Low income versus single parenting, low intelligence and the underclass culture as causes of parental abuse, disharmony and irritability -- Inequality : the direct effect of economics and culture on the prevalence of adult male violence -- Gender : the outwardly-directed violence of depressed men and the inwardly-directed violence of depressed women -- Biology : not a major cause of differences in violence between men -- Explaining the unprecedented rise in violence against the person since 1987.
Subject Juvenile delinquency -- Great Britain.
Violent crimes -- Great Britain.
Teenage boys -- Great Britain -- Conduct of life.
Teenage boys -- Great Britain -- Family relationships.
Teenagers with social disabilities -- Great Britain -- Economic conditions.
Teenagers with social disabilities -- Great Britain -- Family relationships.
Dysfunctional families -- Great Britain -- Economic conditions.
Family violence -- Great Britain.
ISBN 1853433020 (pbk.)

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