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Workshop on the Social and Economic Costs of Violence: The Value of Prevention (2011 : Washington, D.C.)
Social and economic costs of violence : workshop summary / Deepali M. Patel and Rachel M. Taylor, rapporteurs ; Forum on Global Violence Prevention, Board on Global Health ; Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV6626 .W675 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Violence -- Social aspects -- Congresses
Violence -- Economic aspects -- Congresses
Family violence -- Economic aspects -- Congresses
Victims of family violence -- Congresses
Violence -- Research -- Congresses
Physical Description xiii, 177 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note "On April 28-29, 2011, the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Global Violence Prevention convened its second workshop to explore the social and economic costs of violence."--P. 1
Includes bibliographical references
Contents Approaches to measurement and costing methodology -- Challenges in calculating costs -- Toward a bigger picture of the costs of violence -- The promise of investing in violence prevention -- The costs of interpersonal violence--an international review / Hugh Richard Waters ... [et al.] -- Consequences of elder abuse: the needs for social justice and policy implications / XinQi Dong -- Costs of firearm violence: how you measure things matters / David Hemenway -- The contagion of violence: the extent, the processes, and the outcomes / L. Rowell Huesmann -- How persistent fear and anxiety can affect young children's learning, behavior, and health / Nathan A. Fox and Jack P. Shonkoff -- Social contexts and violence / Mindy Thompson Fullilove and Rodrick Wallace -- The impact of war on child development and mental health: a longitudinal study of risk and resilience among former child soldiers in Sierra Leone / Theresa S. Betancourt -- Intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries: high costs to households and communities / Aslihan Kes -- Youth violence in Kingston, Jamaica / Elizabeth Ward, Damian Hutchinson, Horace Levy, and Deanna Ashley -- The value of prevention / Rachel A. Davis -- Communities tat care: bridging science and community practice to prevent adolescent health and behavior problems including violence / J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, and Margaret R. Kuklinski
Alternate Author Patel, Deepali
Taylor, Rachel M
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Global Violence Prevention
National Research Council (U.S.)

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